Rocket alert activated in fields near Gaza; residents report hearing explosion

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

A rocket alert is activated in open fields near the Gaza Strip-border towns of Nahal Oz and Kfar Aza.

Residents of the area report hearing a large explosion.

There are no reports of injuries or damage.

The Israel Defense Forces says it’s looking into the matter.

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