Rocket from Gaza lands near Sderot
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Rocket from Gaza lands near Sderot

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Kassam rocket fired from Gaza landed on the outskirts of Sderot.

An Islamic group with connections to al-Qaida, the House of Lions of Mujahadeen in Palestine, claimed responsibility Monday for a rocket fired into Israel late Sunday night, the Xinhua news agency reported. 

No injuries or damage were reported.

The Color Red alert was sounded in Sderot and nearby communities shortly before midnight.