Gaza militants fire Qassam rocket into Israel amid ongoing tensions
No injuries reported at strike which came less than a day after IDF forces bombed at least three targets in the coastal Strip.
Militants in the Gaza Strip fired a Qassam rocket into the western Negev early Sunday, only a day after Israel Air Force jets bombed targets in the coastal enclave.
On Saturday, Israeli planes bombed at least three targets in the Gaza Strip, Gaza medics said. As a result of the strike, a Palestinian man and a seven-month-old girl were wounded, the medics said.
Medics said a strike launched on a Hamas national guard post in Rafah, a town near Gaza's border with Egypt, hit near a home and the baby was wounded in the head by shrapnel. The injury was not listed as serious and was described as slight.
The Israel Defense Forces confirmed the attack, saying the IAF bombed a smuggling tunnel and two more terror targets in the southern Gaza Strip.
On Sunday, a Qassam rocket fired by Gaza militants exploded in the western Negev, landing at the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries were reported.
Islamic Jihad had been blamed for a rocket fired on Wednesday from Gaza that struck the deepest in Israel since a Gaza war of two years ago, damaging a home in the city of Be'er Sheva.
One of the Grad rockets hit a house in a residential neighborhood. There were no injuries.