No-one hurt as rockets fired into Ashkelon

ITV News Correspondent John Ray is in Ashkelon:


Not sure about ceasefire but the rockets are still in the air. Two downed by iron dome in Ashkelon in past couple of minutes.


Just chatting to locals after alert and attitudes@maybe hardened. A couple of 'time to send the troops in' responses


Ashkelon cops say there were five rockets. Three shot down, one landed in open area, one hit this house. No one hurt



Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza as air strikes continue

Israel has launched a ground offensive in Gaza with residents reporting heavy shelling in the area. Palestinian health officials say 27 Palestinians, including a baby, two children and a 70-year-old woman, have been killed since Israel sent ground forces into the densely-populated strip of 1.8 million Palestinians.