The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said that the target was a passageway through which terrorists were smuggled into Israel.
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The IAF reported hitting its target. No casualties were reported by the Palestinians.
A Qassam rocket exploded Tuesday in an open area at the Eshkol Regional Council, just a half an hour after a mortar shell hit the same area. No injuries or damage were reported.
The rocket attacks were the first since Thursday, when a Qassam exploded in an open area, once again in Eshkol Regional Council.
Head of the Eshkol Council Haim Yalin lamented the breaking of the long calm that had graced the area since April.
"Qassam fire is unsurprising because we know who lives opposite us on the other side (of the border)."
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