Israeli Military Strikes Hamas Targets in Gaza After Rocket Fire

The Israeli military struck Hamas targets early Thursday morning after a rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel overnight, the army said in a statement.

IDF aircraft struck a weapon production site belonging to Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip, the army said, adding that the "terror group Hamas responsible for what occurs in the Gaza Strip and emanates from it, and that it will bear the consequences of actions against Israeli citizens." 

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel late Wednesday night was intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome aerial defense system, according to the army. Sirens sounded in the Sderot area of southern Israel.

Two people received medical treatment at the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon, a man suffering from anxiety, and a woman who suffered light injuries while seeking shelter.  

The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories announced that in response to the rocket fire, it would reduce the area in which Palestinians in Gaza are allowed to fish. Maj. Gen. Kamil Abu Rokon said in a statement that as of Thursday morning, the zone is now 10 nautical miles until further notice.