Photo Credit: Asher Schwartz
Rocket crossing!

The Red Alert incoming rocket siren was activated at around 3:20 am Monday in the coastal city of Ashkelon and throughout the Lakhish region.

Israeli Defense Forces are investigating to determine whether rockets were, in fact, fired at southern Israel from Gaza and if so, where they may have landed.

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Two loud explosions were heard, according to unconfirmed initial reports which also say two interceptions carried out by the Iron Dome anti-missile aerial defense system.

No injuries and no property damage reported thus far.

Details to follow.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.