Mortar shells explode in Eshkol Regional Council injuring one person. Head of security in one of the communities was lightly injured and taken by IDF soldiers to Soroka Medical Center in Beer-Sheba. Residents were instructed to stay in fortified rooms.
Earlier on Wednesday a mortar shell exploded near a kibbutz at Shaar Hanegev Regional Council. No injuries or damage were reported. (Ilana Curiel)