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IDF confirms rocket fired from Gaza; no damage or injuries

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

Illustrative: a rocket fired from Gaza over Israel, July 9, 2014. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)
Illustrative: a rocket fired from Gaza over Israel, July 9, 2014. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

The Israel Defense Forces confirms one rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel.

The IDF says the Iron Dome air defense system was not activated, as the rocket was expected to land in an open field.

No damage or injuries are reported in the attack.

The army says there are no special instructions for residents following the rocket fire.

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