The violence in the south of Israel has escalated alarmingly over the last 36 hours, and from this afternoon, terrorists from Gaza have fired over 40 missiles into southern Israel.
Rocket and mortars rained on southern Israel Tuesday as tensions between Israel and Gaza escalated dramatically.
One rocket hit landed ina built-up area in the Hof Ashkelon region, setting a fire and injuring four people according to initial reports. One person is in serious condition and the other three were lightly injured by shrapnel.
The seriously injured man was identified as a Border Police officer who was injured when the rocket landed near his vehicle.
Three Grad missiles were fired at the town of Netivot at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. All three landed in open areas near the town.
Several rockets were fired into the Eshkol, Hof Ashkelon, Sdot Negev and Shaar Hanegev regions in the morning and afternoon into…
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