Two Grad rockets fired toward Beersheba; Iron Dome gets one

Gaza air strike By REUTERS/Nir Elias

Two Grad rockets were fired at Beersheba from the Gaza Strip Wednesday night. The IDF confirmed that a rocket had been fired in the direction of Beersheba.

The Iron Dome rocket defense system successfully intercepted the Grad. A second rocket exploded in an empty field.

No damage or injuries were reported but several people were being treated for shock.

The rockets come a day after a reported informal cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian terrorist groups in Gaza took effect. A number of rockets and mortars were fired after the cease-fire came into effect, but Wednesday's launches appeared to be the most serious breach, reaching deep into Israeli territory....

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