Israel warns of tough response to Palestinian rocket attack

The rocket strike in the town of Netivot
The aftermath of the rocket strike in the town of Netivot, southern Israel. Credit: RTV

Israeli officials have warned of a tough response after a Palestinian rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck a house in southern Israel.

The rocket hit the town of Netivot, causing damage but no injuries.

The strike ended a brief overnight lull to three days of clashes, which has left six Palestinians dead, including four civilians, and 40 wounded.

Eight Israelis have also been wounded in the cross-border attacks.


Gaza rockets fired on Israel

Missiles fired from the Gaza Strip have hit southern Israel for a fourth consecutive day. Israeli officials have warned they will toughen their response if the violence continues.