Five people were lightly injured while seeking shelter after a Color Red alarm sounded in the Ashkelon region overnight. The five were taken to the Barzilai Medical Center and four were released home. One woman was was admitted for the night.
A rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at Ashkelon at midnight. Several hours earlier a Grad rocket exploded in an open area between kiryat Gat and Sderot. (Shmulik Hadad)