Sirens sounded near Haifa in Hadera, Zikhron Ya’akov, Caesarea and Hof HaBonim on Wednesday afternoon – at least 45 kilometers (almost 30 miles) north of Tel Aviv, and the farthest attack recorded from Gaza in the ongoing rocket barrage.
Two rockets landed in the sea near Haifa, reports AFP, noting the city is 165 kilometers (102 miles) away from the Hamas stronghold of Gaza.
One man has been lightly injured from shrapnel wounds from a rocket impact in the Zikhron Ya’akov area. Magen David Adom (MDA) medics are treating him at the scene.
Hamas has taken responsibility for the rocket fire close to Haifa, according to Walla!, stating that the rockets fired were of the R-160 model.
Meanwhile, rocket after rocket is being fired on the south, with multiple explosions heard near Ashkelon, Ashdod, and communities close to Gaza…