Rocket fire has hit the home of a member of the Hamas movement in Deir al-Balah refugee camp, central Gaza, injuring 42 civilians; there were no deaths.Medical sources in Gaza have claimed that the state of Israel is the source of the attack, using a surface to surface missile, yet Israel is denying any involvement.
In other news, the coastal towns of Eilat, in Israel, and Aqaba in Jordan, 10km apart on either side of the border, have also come under rocket fire, reportedly coming from the direction of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.
One rocket struck Eilat, causing damage but no injuries, and another struck Aqaba leaving one dead and four others injured.
Three further rockets landed in the Gulf of Aqaba; two in Israeli territory, and one in Jordanian waters.
Israel has stated that their military and domestic police forces are investigating the incident, as are the Jordanians, with al-Jazeera’s Nisreen el-Shamaeyleh speculating on the possibility of a joint operation between agencies from both countries.