20 rockets hit southern Israel since Sunday night
Rocket fire follows IAF strike in Gaza; targets hit include terrorist activity centers in northern, southern Strip. Rockets explode in open areas; no injuries or damage reported
The Color Red rocket alert system sounded in Gaza vicinity communities several times on Sunday night and Monday morning, as 20 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel.
All rockets landed in open areas without causing injuries or damage.
Beersheba residents had a quiet night, and the municipality decided to resume school in the city Monday morning after children were forced to stay at home on Sunday.
Results of IDF strike in Gaza (Photo: AFP)
Netanyahu's announcement was made on the backdrop of the recent round of escalation, which saw more than 75 rocket fired at Gaza vicinity communities.
As part of the preparations for the fortification proposal, Defense Ministry representatives expressed their reservations over the project's budget, stating that a significant part of the sum – NIS 77 million ($20 million) – should be taken from other sources rather than from the Defense Ministry budget.
Ilana Curiel contributed to this report