Daylong rocket/mortar fire from Gaza injures 3, damages Sderot home

Two of the 32 rockets and mortar rounds fired from the Gaza Strip during Tuesday,  damaged a home and a construction site in Sderot and wounded three civilians. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad, backed by Hamas, said this was in revenge for the death of their official Khader Adnan in Israeli custody after 86 days of hunger strike. Israel’s response was minor – tank fire into the enclave – while the security cabinet convened to ponder a more definitive response. Iron Dome batteries, activated when the barrage threatened residential areas, hit four incoming rockets and missed two.

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