Gaza terrorists fire grad rocket at civilians in Ashkelon
The rocket landed on a road in the city’s industrial zone, causing some damage. This was the first time a rocket was fired at Israel since the conclusion of Operation Pillar of Defense,in November.
A security source said that an initial examination of the rocket’s remnants showed that it was an 8″ projectile with an improved mid-to-long range. The al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, Fatah’s military wing, claimed responsibility for the fire.