New reports say that a second salvo of rockets have been fired at the Israeli city following a short interval.
At least two buildings have been hit by the rockets. One rocket has also hit a bus in the Israeli city. At least one person is reported injured in the retaliatory rocket attack.
Red alert sirens have also sounded in the Israeli city of Ashkelon.
A Palestinian rocket has also hit a parking lot in Israel’s Sha’ar HaNegev.