On Thursday morning, a Grad rocket exploded in the Bnei Shimon Regional Council, not far from Beersheba. There were no injuries or damage.
The al-Tawhid wal-Jihad group, a radical, Gaza-based jihadist group affiliated with al-Qaeda, has claimed responsibility for the fire.
On Thursday night, the Islamic Jihad announced the Palestinian factions have agreed on a new ceasefire. Recent days have nonetheless seen several rockets fired at southern communities.