Thirty-one rockets have been fired at southern Israel since the early morning hours. According to police, 21 were fired at the Sderot, Sha'ar HaNegev and Hof Ashkelon with an additional 10 rockets exploding in areas belonging to the Eshkol Regional Council.
As a result of the attack, three people from the Sha'ar HaNegev area were lightly wounded. The police's bomb squad has managed to locate only 14 of the 21 rockets' landing sites. (Neri Brenner)