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Wednesday was the sixth day in a row in which Gaza terrorists fired rockets at southern Israel.
The Iron Dome anti-missile defense system intercepted two of the rockets, which indicates they were headed for heavily populated areas.
"We are asking residents as a precaution to remain near shelters or protected spaces."
An explosion was heard in Sderot but the rockets launched from Gaza didn't make it past the border into Israel.
“Threats to target the movement’s leadership is a declaration of war, which we will confront," PIJ vowed Sunday.
"Israel is trying to escalate the situation in order to keep us divided."
Iron Dome batteries were deployed in southern Israel in case Hams retaliated for the destruction of the tunnel.
Israeli aircraft appeared only after Egyptian Air Force pilots completed their own missions in northern Sinai against Islamic State terrorist forces near Rafah and Sheikh Zuweid.
Around the same time as the rocket attack on Israel, ISIS killed six Egyptian soldiers were killed and wounded dozens more in northern Sinai.
"She's a brave girl," a relative said. "She's been through many things in life and seen more than she should have seen. It's time for her to have an easy life."
The new U.S. air base will “improve our defense, in discovery and interception, and in preparedness," said IAF Brig. Gen. Tzvika Haimovitch.
Sewage is also appearing on the beaches of southern Israel, and contaminating ground water in Gaza and southern Israel.
The Kerem Shalom Crossing "shows how [Israel] is trying to help the people of Gaza under very challenging and trying circumstances," said US peace envoy Jason Greenblatt.
“Hamas continues to arm itself in order to harm Israel as it exploits the generous humanitarian aid provided by the international community,” said Danon.
The high schools at the bottom of the list in terms of their students' eligibility for a matriculation certificate include eight Arab and two Haredi institutions.
At least one of the rockets may have landed in the Mediterranean Sea just outside the city of Ashkelon.
The rocket landed in an open area near the security fence in the Eshkol Regional Council district.
Although this was the first attack on the southern front this week, it is the third attack on Israeli territory in as many days.
IDF soldiers last week received new rules of engagement regarding weapons thieves.