In what has become a common occurrence again since the American acknowledgement of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, terrorists launched rockets from Gaza into southern Israel. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that the Iron Dome knocked down two of the missiles, while a third thankfully landed in an open field:
Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel on Wednesday, amid increased tensions in the south of the country following repeated attacks, the army said.
A third rocket fired out of the Palestinian enclave Wednesday night hit an open field in the Eshkol region, the military added.
There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but two people were treated for anxiety attacks and a man in his 30s lightly injured his leg while running to a rocket shelter, the Magen David Adom rescue service said.
The rocket launches triggered sirens that sent Israelis running for cover in the town of Sderot, as well as in the Eshkol, Sha’ar Hanegev, Sdot Hanegev and Hof Ashkelon regions, the army said.
A video filmed in Sderot showed the explosions in the air as an Iron Dome interceptor missile collided with an incoming rocket...