Hamas Test Fires Long-Range Rocket

“For, lo, the wicked bend the bow, they have made ready their arrow upon the string, that they may shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.” Psalms 11:2 (The Israel Bible™)

The Palestinian terror group Hamas reportedly test fired at least one long-range rocket into the Mediterranean Sea Monday.

Residents of southern Israel reported hearing a loud explosion following the test, Israel’s Channel 2 reported.

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Hamas frequently launches rockets into the Mediterranean as it seeks to improve its capabilities ahead of any possible future conflict with Israel. In June, Hamas test fired dozens of short-range rockets inside the Gaza Strip.

Earlier this month, Islamic State-affiliated Salafi jihadist groups in Gaza fired a rocket on Sderot that narrowly missed Israeli homes. The Israeli Air Force, in response, hit several targets inside Gaza.

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