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According to Israeli media reports, a rocket from Gaza hit a house in Ashkelon Regional Council in the early morning hours of Thursday.
Rockets were fired by Hamas in Gaza towards southern Israel incessantly since 19:00 on Wednesday and all through Thursday.
The IDF carried out targeted strikes in response. Three Palestinians were reported dead by Palestinian sources, including son of senior Hamas commander Abu Anas Ghandour.
This is a developing story.