Israeli fighter jets are targeting Gaza with bombs in response to an earlier attack on the country.  Red sirens were heard in the Southern town of Negev as thousands rushed for cover from two rockets launched from the Gaza strip. An empty Israeli home was directly hit by one of the rockets. In a statement cited by local media, Head of the Sdot Negev Regional Council Tamir Idan said:

“We expect and demand that the security forces will respond strongly and make it clear to the terrorist that the state of Israel is determined not to allow such firing of rockets to continue.” He added: “We are not prepared that an emergency situation will become our daily routine.” A third rocket is said to have been launched but failed to reach Israel, reports claim. READ MORE