Palestinian sources in the Gaza strip reported that several Palestinian resistance groups had fired a number of Qassam home-made shells at Israeli towns neighboring the coastal region on Wednesday.Three of those shells landed in an industrial zone at the southern Israeli town of Ashkilon. The shells landed in open spaces near power generators causing no damage or injures.

Seven shells, which were fired from Gaza, landed in the Western Nagave area near the Palestinian coastal region, again the shells caused no damage or injures.

The Al Qassam brigades the armed wing of Hamas said that the firing of those 10 home made shells comes in response to the Israeli army attacks on the Gaza strip on Tuesday that left seven Palestinian police officers and two resistance fighters of Hamas dead.

The Israeli army told Israeli media that if Palestinian resistance continues to fire home made shells from Gaza the army will conduct a wide scale ground offensive targeting the coastal region.