IDF says Hamas rocket fired at Eilat landed in open area

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

The Israel Defense Forces confirms a long-range rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip toward the Eilat area.

The IDF says the projectile landed in an open area, causing no injuries or damage.

No sirens sounded in towns, but an alert was activated in an open area on the Home Front Command mobile application “according to protocol,” the IDF says.

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