Underground infrastructure and military positions belonging to Hamas were targeted in the strikes by tanks and IAF aircraft earlier in the night.
UNRWA noted that according to international humanitarian law, the passage of “relief consignments” such as fuel should not be prevented.
Al-Shantti said in an interview with a Russian news outlet that “I would like to spread love between us and Israel.”
Israel has no security policy towards Gaza, so while we are now seeing another escalation in the south it will wind down. Until the next time.
"We will intensify the retaliation campaign if needed," Netanyahu said, adding that Israel is preparing for the possibility of military operations in Gaza, if necessary.
This has been the first summer in years when there has not been talk of military confrontation with the terrorist organizations in Gaza.
Rocket fire came as city of Sderot inaugurated drive-in movie theater and shortly after change of command of the Gaza Divison.
Rocket fire comes a week after last barrage from the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave.
This is the first rocket fired from Gaza since May 6.
The rocket fired from Gaza was the first in about 40 days.