DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. October 6, 2016, 3:15 PM (IDT)
A red alert siren went off on Thursday afternoon in Israeli communities near the border with Gaza. Shortly afterwards, a mortar shell from Gaza was found to have struck an open area without causing any injuries or damage. IDF artillery opened fire on Hamas targets in northern and central Gaza in response to the attack.
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