Sirens wail in area bordering Gaza Strip

As the sun rises on third day of Operation Protective Edge, sirens go off in the Sha’ar Hanegev region of southern Israel which borders the Gaza Strip.

Initial reports say two mortar rounds exploded in open areas, causing no injuries or damage.

According to the IDF, eight rockets have been fired into Israel overnight, and the IDF has carried out 54 strikes on the Gaza Strip since midnight.

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