School remained closed in the South as rocket attacks by terrorists in Gaza continued on Thursday, after the Israel Air Force struck a rocket launching site in northern Gaza and a smuggling tunnel in the southern Strip overnight Wednesday.
Red-alert sirens echoed through Beersheba as a Grad rocket launched in Gaza was intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-rocket defense system. Earlier, a shorter-range Kassam rocket exploded in the Sdot Hangev Regional Council near the town of Netivot. There were no casualties or damage reported in the attacks.
Due to the ongoing rocket fire, authorities in the Beersheba municipality announced that school would be canceled on Friday.
Thursday's rocket attacks came after IAF warplanes targeted a rocket launching site and a smuggling tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip overnight Wednesday. Palestinians did not report casualties in those strikes.
The IAF attacks were in response to two Grad-model Katyusha rockets that terrorists in Gaza fired towards Beersheba.
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