Rockets officials say were fired from residential neighborhood in Gaza explode near Ashdod, which is located only 25 km from Tel-Aviv.
IDF sources told Ynet that the rockets were fired from the outskirts of Beit Lahiya, in the northern Gaza Strip. The fire came from al-Atatra neighborhood, a residential area.
Latest Update: 04.15.11
Residents of Ashdod and neighboring towns were startled early Friday evening by an alarm sounded after two rockets were launched from Gaza.
A short while after the alarm was sounded, residents of the area reported hearing blasts.
Two Grad rockets exploded in the Ashdod area, one of them near a residential neighborhood and another further away. A rocket alert was also sounded in Ashkelon, but the city was apparently not hit. No injuries or damage have been reported so far.
IDF sources told Ynet that the rockets were fired from t