Israeli army intelligence reported that the Palestinian resistance managed to smuggle parts of a Russian missiles into Gaza and attempted to assemble it there.

The report said that the missiles are grade-1 type and their range is a maximum of 24 km, and surmised that the parts were smuggled in from Egypt, and had come from Iran.

Abu Ahmad, the spokesperson of Al Quds brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, said that the brigades had managed to develop a homemade rocket of the grade-1 type that could strike a range farther than the Katyush rocket range of 24 km, and added that the new rocket had a two-phase dispersal process.