An Israeli air strike hit two Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip Tuesday night in response for the rocket that exploded in Hof Ashkelon in southern Israel. The Palestinians reported three people injured, one seriously.
In another arena, near Bethlehem, an Israeli soldier was injured by friendly fire during an elite Duvdevan unit raid of the Paalestinian Dehaisha refugee camp to arrest suspected terrorists. When the suspects took flight, the soldiers opened fire. Two suspects were injured and taken into custody. The soldier was also hurt in the gunfire.