KYIV. March 19. UNN. On Saturday, a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit an open area in southern Israel. This was reported by the Israeli military, he writes UNN with reference to Xinhua.
According to Israeli media reports, there were no urgent reports of injuries or claims of responsibility for the attack.
The rocket fire came amid heightened tensions between Israelis and Palestinians. Since the beginning of 2022, more than 80 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces, and 14 Israelis have died in attacks by Palestinian militants.
According to Palestinian health officials, four Palestinians, including a teenager, were killed this week during an Israeli military raid in the West Bank city of Jenin. After the raid, Palestinian Islamic Jihad vowed revenge.
Tensions between the countries are expected to escalate in the near future, when the dates of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and the week-long Jewish holiday of Passover overlap in April.
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