Two Gaza Rockets Explode in Southern Israel

One of the rockets hit caused damage to a non-residential building in a kibbutz.

Site where rocket hit in southern Israel.
Site where rocket hit in southern Israel. Eliyahu Hershkovitz

Two rockets exploded in southern Israel on Wednesday evening. One hit a building, causing damage to the property, but no injuries.

At around 9:20 P.M., residents of the southern city of Sderot and around Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council reported hearing a rocket alert siren.

The residents of a kibbutz said that they heard two blasts, and that after searching the area they found the rocket that hit the building, which wasn't a residential property. Another rocket exploded in an open field. No injuries were reported in either case.

On Sunday two grad rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip at the southern city of Ashkelon. The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted both,and one house in the city was damaged by shrapnel.

On Monday, two rockets exploded in open fields in Hof Ahkelon Regional Council. No injuries were reported.