Baku-APA. A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a southern Israeli city near the border on Friday night, amidst a renewed surge of Palestinian attacks,A PA reports quoting Xinhua.
Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the rocket fell near an empty kindergarten in Sderot city, causing damages to the building.
Magen David Adom rescue service said there were no injuries.
A military spokesperson released a statement confirming that a single hit has been identified.
The fire came after amidst a nine-month-long wave of Palestinian unrest. At least 214 Palestinians and 34 Israelis, two U.S. nationals, an Eritrean asylum seeker, and a Sudanese asylum seeker, have been killed since the start of the Palestinian unrest in mid-September.
The fire also followed Israel announcing a closure on the Hebron area in the West Bank and cuts in monthly tax payments made to the Palestinian National Authority after a recent two-day surge in the attacks.