Gaza terrorists fire rockets on southern Israel

(JNS.org) Terrorists in Gaza launched a barrage of rockets towards Israel on Saturday.

A rocket fired from Gaza in 2009. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

A rocket fired from Gaza in 2009. Credit: Wikimedia Commons

According to the IDF Spokesperson's Unit, three rockets were launched towards Israel, with two hitting in the Hof Regional Council.

In response to the rocket fire, the Israeli Air Force hit three centers of terrorist activities and two weapons caches in Gaza.

The Israel Defense Forces has also redeployed the several additional Iron Dome batteries in southern Israel to combat the growing rocket threat.

According to the IDF, nine rockets were fired at Israel over the past two weeks. Since the beginning of this year, 200 rockets have been fired at Israel, twice the total in 2013. 

Posted on June 15, 2014 .