A rocket hit Eshkol Regional Council at 06:00 am Thursday, critically injuring a 30 year old woman and lightly wounding another man from shrapnel.
At least three Palestinians, including a pregnant woman and her 18-month-old child, were killed by Israeli air attacks and artillery shelling on the besieged Gaza Strip, according to the Palestinian health ministry. At least eight other civilians in Gaza were also injured, the ministry said. The ministry said the militant and the civilians were killed in separate incidents.
It was not clear if the escalation, the latest in a series of intense exchanges of fire in recent months, would derail the indirect negotiations between Israel and Gaza's Hamas militant rulers. In May, more than 100 rockets were launched from Gaza in the worst escalation since 2014, where Israeli troops invaded Gaza, resulting in mass casualties.
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On Wednesday night IDF fighter jets attacked 12 Hamas targets along the Gaza Strip.
In Israel, Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon said that it treated 23 injuries overnight from the rocket attacks, the majority from anxiety or orthopedic injuries. Twenty-five of them were intercepted by air defense systems, according to the army. "We are closing in on operation in Gaza", he said. A statement from the military wing of Hamas claimed responsibility for the rockets.
"From a technical perspective, the IDF could occupy the Gaza Strip in a matter of days", Barak says about reports of a possible large-scale IDF offensive in the Palestinian territory.
However, several houses and factories were damaged in Israeli communities by the impact of the rockets.
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Mladenov said that for months he has warned that the "humanitarian, security and political crisis in Gaza risks a devastating conflict that nobody wants". "Our collective efforts have prevented the situation from exploding until now".
Both the United Nations and Egypt have not publicly discussed their plans for a renewed Gaza ceasefire, but have said it would bring economic relief to Gaza's two million residents experiencing shortages under crippling blockades.
A Ma'an reporter said that loud explosions were heard in the city of Rafah, which was caused by the launching of Israeli missiles towards various sites belonging to the Hamas movement. One Hamas operative, identified as Ali al-Ghadnour, a relative of senior Hamas commander Abu Anas Ghandour who was designated by the US State Department as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist previous year. I utterly condemn the ongoing rocket salvo from Hamas that has wounded more than 11 Israelis.
Hamas leaders said that they are holding talks with Egypt, to restore calm to the region, and to avoid a potentially serious military escalation.
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One Israeli soldier has been shot dead by a Palestinian sniper.