One person was critically injured and several others hurt following a Palestinian rocket attack on the Israeli town of Ashdod. Israeli officials say the missile launched from Gaza was one of 12 fired at Southern Israeli towns on Friday. The rocket attacks come after Israeli forces carried out airstrikes in Gaza, targeting the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) militants believed to be responsible for a terrorist attack that killed eight Israelis. Palestinians say at least seven people and a senior militant leader died in the Israeli airstrikes.
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