Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel, 7 civilians wounded

The Jerusalem Post reports: “At least 25 rockets were reportedly fired from the Gaza Strip toward southern Israel on Tuesday with two rockets even hitting Sderot and at least seven civilians wounded, starting just hours after Palestinian Islamic Jihad official Khader Adnan died after a three-month-long hunger strike in Israeli custody.

The first three rockets landed in open areas near the Gaza border. The Iron Dome was not activated. Additionally, a mortar fired from the Gaza Strip fell near the border fence on Tuesday morning.

Later in the afternoon, 22 more rockets were fired, according to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, causing sirens to go off in Sderot, Nir Am, Sde Avraham, Erez and some other towns.

The Gaza-based Palestinian terrorist groups Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the rocket barrage, Ynet reported…”

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