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.

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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.