Reuters: Hamas Rocket Kills Three In Israel

A day after the Israeli Defense Forces launched an assault on Hamas leaders, a Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, Reuters reports

The Palestinian Islamist group claimed it had fired a one-tonne, Iranian-made Fajr 5 rocket at Tel Aviv in what would be a major escalation. But there was no reported impact in the Israeli metropolis 50 km (30 miles) north of the enclave.

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