Four Israeli soldiers were wounded near the Gaza border on Saturday when an explosive device was detonated at an IDF patrol. Two of the soldiers were in a serious condition.

Also Saturday, a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip on Saturday hit the roof of a house in an Israeli town after sirens sounded in several communities near the border. Rocket sirens sounded multiple times during the night.

BREAKING: A home in southern Israel sustained a direct hit tonight by a rocket launched by terrorists in Gaza — but amazingly the rocket did not explode upon impact.

Posted by Christians United for Israel – UK on Saturday, 17 February 2018

In response, IAF fighter jets struck 18 Hamas military targets, including weapons manufacturing infrastructure, a terror tunnel in the Zaytun area and military compounds near Deir El Balah and Khan Yunis.

The military said that eight of the targets it attacked were located in a Hamas military compound, where the group stores weapon, manufacturing infrastructures and carries out training.

The army also said that an tank attacked two Hamas observation posts.

Earlier, the army said it struck six Hamas targets in Gaza in what it described as a “large-scale attack.” The military said the targets included a Hamas attack tunnel reaching from Gaza into Israeli territory and two military compounds.