Smoke rises in Gaza after IAF air strike 370 (R).
(photo credit: Amir Cohen/Reuters)
Palestinian rockets continued to explode in southern Israel on Monday, a day
after Gazan terrorists unilaterally ended a lull in violence.
said it registered 20 rocket launches from Gaza by 6 a.m.
terrorists targeted farming districts of southern Israel in the
The Israel Police said it knew of 15 rocket blasts, including 11
in the western Negev and four in the Lachish region. The rockets failed to cause
injuries or damages, police added.
Air raid sirens sent residents fleeing
for cover in the Eshkol, Sha’ar Hanegev and Ashkelon coastal
Overnight on Monday, the Israel Air Force launched multiple air
strikes in Gaza, targeting an area used to fire rockets in northern Gaza and
multiple terrorist targets in the south of the Strip, the army said.
of the targets were struck accurately, the army added. The air strikes followed
a salvo of Palestinian rockets in the Eshkol region shortly after
Palestinian sources said there were no reports of injuries in
the air strikes.
On Sunday, Palestinian terror factions fired three
long-range Grad rockets in the direction of Beersheba. The projectiles landed on
the outskirts of the city, leading the municipality to cancel schools on
Overnight on Sunday, a Hamas man was killed and a second injured
in an IAF air strike on a rocket-launching cell that was in the final stages of
firing into southern Israel, the IDF said.