Southern Israel was hit by a barrage of rockets from the Gaza Strip early Saturday morning, the Israeli military said.
The sixth floor of a multi-storey residential building was hit in Ashdod, but no injuries were reported, according to Israeli media.
Two more rockets struck Ashdod shortly thereafter, one of them landed in a factory in the city’s port, sparking a fire. No injuries were reported in all three incidents.
The Israeli army released a video clip of the explosion, which was caused by the missile that fell in the factory, and said in a tweet: “See the damage yourself. This will not go unanswered.”
Barrages of rockets are being fired non-stop from Gaza into southern Israel.
Tonight, a rocket hit the city of Ashdod—see the damage for yourself.
This won’t go unanswered. pic.twitter.com/2ByndSi79u
— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) May 15, 2021