A barrage of ten rockets launched from the Gaza Strip targeted Israel on Friday evening, marking the second such attack in two days. The Israeli military said that eight of the rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system.
A house in the southern Israeli city of Sderot was hit by shrapnel. Emergency medical responders said that the residents of the house, a couple in their forties and their children, had been staying in their home’s safety shelter and were not injured.
The Israel Police stated that several vehicles in the city were damaged by rocket shrapnel. Magen David Adom said that an Israeli woman, aged 65, was lightly injured when she fell down while running for shelter in Sderot.
Palestinians have reported that the Israeli military struck Hamas posts in the center of the Strip in retaliation for the rocket fire. The Israeli army confirmed that they had struck “terror targets” in the Strip.