Photo Credit: Asher Schwartz
Rocket crossing!

9:05 AM The rocket alert siren went off in the Ashkelon Beach region on Monday at 9:05 AM.

When the alarm goes off, residents and schoolchilden in the alerted areas must stop everything and run to the nearest bomb shelter.

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The IDF is checking if any projectiles landed in Israel, or if it was a false alarm (which includes a launch that failed to cross over from Gaza).

9:16 AM – No landing spot has been located yet within Israeli territory. No damage or injuries have been reported.

9:24 AM – The IDF says that it appears that a projectile from Gaza landed in an open area, inside Israel. Searches are ongoing for the exact landing spot.

9:38 AM: On Rotter.net they are hinting that while the rocket didn’t hit anything where it landed, it wasn’t exactly an “open area”.

9:52 AM Unconfirmed reports that IDF tanks have returned fire.

10:03 AM The IDF confirms that an IDF tank returned fire and destroyed a Hamas position in Gaza.

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