By YAAKOV LAPPIN
According to police, the projectile exploded in an open area in the southern border area.
A rocket hit Israel’s southern Sderot region near the Gaza border on Wednesday morning after ‘Red Alert’ rocket sirens were activated in the area.
Police reported the projectile’s site of impact was located in an open area in the southern city of Sderot.
Emergency responders provided assistance to a local resident who suffered shock as a result of the attack
The IDF said the projectile fired from Gaza caused damage in the area.
Police bomb disposal experts were at the scene, and the area has been closed-off. Meanwhile, the IDF said it was looking into the matter.
There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attack.
The last rocket attack emanating from the Gaza Strip occurred on August 21. In response to that attack, the IDF launched an air strike and tank shelling against terror targets.