IDF: 2 rockets fired from Gaza strike open areas near southern city of Ofakim; none hurt

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Two rockets were fired from the central Gaza Strip at communities in southern Israel near the city of Ofakim, some 20 kilometers from the border.

According to the IDF, both rockets struck open areas, causing no injuries.

Sirens had sounded in the towns of Bitkha, Tidhar, Brosh and Ta’ashur.

It marks the first attack on that area since mid-January.

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