1 moderately hurt in Kassam attack

Rockets slam into two houses in western Negev; Kassam hits gas tank, sparking fire in home.

kassam fire 224.88 (photo credit: Channel 10)
kassam fire 224.88
(photo credit: Channel 10)
One person was suffering from a moderate head wound after shrapnel from a rocket fired by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip hit a home in Sderot on Thursday evening. Another person was lightly wounded and several others were treated for shock during the incident. A second rocket landed in a nearby neighborhood, hitting a gas canister and subsequently setting a house on fire. Firefighters extinguishing the blaze. This was the second home in the city to sustain a direct hit throughout the day, during which eight Kassam rockets in total were fired into the South. Four people were treated for shock in the earlier incident. Meanwhile, four mortar shells fired from the Gaza Strip hit open fields near Ein Hashlosha. Gunfire was also heard in the area. The farmers working the fields returned to their homes, but no casualties or damage were reported.