Rocket from Gaza Lands Off Israel’s Coast

Stand for Israel  |  April 30, 2019

Israel Strikes Hamas Positions
Rockets are fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israel on March 25, 2019. - Multiple rockets were reportedly fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel this evening, as fears of a fresh conflict heightened. The launches follow Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip in retaliation for a rocket from the Palestinian enclave that hit an Israeli home and wounded seven people. (Photo by Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

After a period of relative quiet, a rocket was again launched from Gaza at Israel last night. Thankfully, The Times of Israel reports, the rocket landed in the sea and injured no one, although it alarmed residents of southern Israel with its loud explosion:

A rocket fired from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip landed in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Israel late Monday night.

The Israel Defense Forces confirmed in a statement that it had identified a launch from the strip. Residents of the south reported hearing explosions, but there were no reports of damage or injuries.

A loud explosion was also heard earlier in the northern Gaza Strip, the Ynet news site reported.

Last week, a rocket fired from northern Gaza landed in an open field inside the Palestinian enclave, short of Israeli territory…

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