Modiin midway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem was targeted for Hamas rocket fire late Thursday in addition to Beersheba, Ashdod, Ashkelon, Netevot and the communities around the Gaza Strip which took 109 rockets during the day of which 13 were downed by Iron Dome batteries. One Israeli man was seriously injured in the Eshkol District and buildings in many places damaged. Israel air strikes continued, after three high-ranking Hamas commanders responsible for rocket fire and tunnels were killed before dawn.