Two Gaza Rockets Strike Southern Israel

One rocket causes minor damage to house in Sdot Negev Regional Council; IDF strikes Gaza tunnel on Sunday in response to rocket fire.

Two rockets were fired from Gaza into southern Israel on Tuesday night, causing minor damage to a house.

One rocket landed in an open area in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council, while the other landed in Sdot Negev Regional Council, causing minor damage to a house. An alarm sounded throughout both areas prior to the explosion of the rockets.

Rocket fired towards Israel - Reuters - April 9, 2011
A general view shows the launching of a rocket from the northern Gaza strip towards Israel April 9, 2011.Reuters

The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday launched an attack on a Gaza tunnel used by terrorists to infiltrate into Israel, in response to rocket fire from Gaza on Saturday. Three Qassam rockets were fired into southern Israel, landing in open fields in the Hof Ashkelon municipality.