The Israel government estimate at least 30 rockets that landed and exploded in Sderot, Israel. While no casualties were found, the Palestinian militant group the Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack.
According to military intelligence, at least 60 rockets were contained in the barrage.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had declared Israeli forces to respond. According to Netanyahu, if the peace is broken between Gaza and Israel, Gaza will face a strong barrage of missiles from Israel as well.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said that Israel should invade the Gaza Strip to contain the Palestinian militants in the area.
According to Bloomberg, the Islamic Jihad group is backed by Iran. According to the group, their attack was a retaliation against the deaths of three of its members during an Israeli air raid on Tuesday. He said that more men are preparing to fire rockets against Israel.
Israel had also responded fire with 29 air strikes and artillery fire.
According to Gaza Medical and Security officials, no one was harmed in the Israelian attack as well.
Palestine had called for Israel to stop its fierce response against Gaza, saying that it will only escalate dangers and kill unarmed citizens.