This was the first Gazan rocket attack of 2020.
No property damage and no physical injuries were reported.
The siren was triggered in the city of Ashkelon and along the Gaza border.
Once again, miraculously, no one was physically injured and no property damage was reported.
The rocket was intercepted mid-air by the Iron Dome Aerial Defense System.
Sderot's Mayor: "We are informing you that we're not going to be broken. Sderot youth are stronger than everything."
"IDF warplanes and aircraft attacked terror targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization in the northern Gaza Strip" in response to the rocket fire.
"Iron Dome fighters intercepted one launch," which was headed towards a populated area.
Security personnel are searching for the projectile.
The rocket reportedly landed in an open area in southern Israel. There’s been no report of property damage or injuries.
"I question the value of a targeted assassination when we get 450 rockets back ... and again there are endless ceasefire violations."
The Iron Dome anti-missile aerial defense system intercepted two rockets over the city, neutralizing both.
“The IDF views the shooting with extreme gravity and is in high readiness for any scenario,” the IDF Spokesperson said.
There were nearly a dozen ceasefire violations on Thursday. More than 450 rockets and missiles were fired at Israel between Tuesday and Wednesday.
It was not immediately clear how Israel would respond to the rocket fire.
A barrage of five rockets was fired Thursday morning, one rocket was fired in the late afternoon and three rockets were fired shortly after 10 pm.
The Iron Dome anti-missile defense system intercepted one rocket heading for a densely populated area in southern Israel.
The Popular Resistance Committee (PRC) terrorist organization in Gaza took credit for the attack.
More than 350 rockets, missiles and mortars were launched at Israel by Gaza terrorists since Tuesday morning.
Islamic Jihad needs the more powerful Hamas to join the fight against Israel.
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There is a kind of rhythm that takes over the country once the government finally does something about the incessant terror attacks from Gaza on Israel’s civilians.
Due to the ongoing rocket attacks by Islamic Jihad, school has been cancelled for the following Israeli cities...
"The cost is not relevant today. It is the mitzvah that counts. These circumstances are atrocious. Thank God at least we can do this much."
High voltage lines supplying electricity to communities in the central Israeli lowlands and in the southern region were damaged by rocket fire. They were repaired, under fire, by Israel Electric Co. technicians.
Netanyahu called PIJ terror commander Baha Abu Ata a “ticking time bomb” and said his assassination had been approved by Israel’s Security Cabinet 10 days prior.
Firefighters worked to put out the fire before it could cause too much damage.
Earlier in the morning, the IDF Home Command, released an unusual statement cancelling not just school in Tel Aviv, but also work.
The IDF is apparently expecting an attack on Tel Aviv today. Rocket Alerts at 7:59 AM.
No property damage and no injuries were reported.