The home front command published new guidelines after the rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip on Monday afternoon. In the area around the Gaza Strip, residents must live in protected areas.
In the southern Negev region and some of the lakian communities, residents must stay close to protected areas and introduce protection according to the time available to them. Meetings and gatherings in open spaces are prohibited.
"The inhabitants of the cities of Netivot and Ofakim are required to stay in sheltered areas. The residents of Beer Sheva and Ashdod must stay close to protected areas and impose protection according to the time available to them," said the Home Front Command in its guidelines.
"The authorities in the Gaza area, southern Negev and some of the Lakonian communities received instructions to open protection. The instructions from Hemfront Command must be followed. We will update as needed."
A 19-year-old man was severely injured on Monday following a mortal strike near a community in Sha'ang Hanegev Regional Council. The skull hit a bus and caused fire.
Over 100 rockets were fired within an hour in the communities around the Gaza Strip and alarms were heard throughout the South. In response to this, IDF fighter aircraft attacked targets along the Gaza Strip, and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is currently conducting security consultations in Kirya with Defense Minister, Chief of Staff and Leading Defenders and IDF.
Seven injured in Sderot: moderately hurt by shrapnel in the chest and two easily injured from falling in an Osem factory in the city. And four others easily hurt. In addition, the Soroka Medical Center evacuated two lightly injured soldiers: a women's soldier from the Nahal Oz Outpost and an online drug from Netivot.