Rockets from Gaza violated a shaky ceasefire early Saturday morning.
The IDF responded by conducting airstrikes on targets belonging to Hamas, the IDF said.
The IDF's Spokesperson's Unit said that two rockets fired from Gaza were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system.
This follows heavy rocket fire that took place during uesday morning and all of Wednesday after the Air Force bombed a building in the Gaza Strip in a targeted strike which killed Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) Leader Bahaa Abu al-Ata.
Rocket sirens sounded in Israeli towns surrounding the Gaza Strip including Ashkelon, Ashdod and Gedera, as two different barrages of rockets slammed into Israel. As of 3 p.m. Wednesday Israel time, more than 250 rockets have been launched, dozens of which were intercepted, according to the IDF.
Several Israelis have been injured, including an eight-year-old girl who collapsed while running for shelter in Holon. She was evacuated to Wolfson hospital in serious condition.
In addition, at around 1:30 p.m. IST on Tuesday, a factory in Sderot was directly struck by a rocket from Gaza.
The following is a list of red alerts and rocket interceptions in real time:
(All times IST)
01:49: Be'er Sheva, Shaqib al-Salam, Lakiya, Omer and Bedouin areas.