Hamas brought the war to southern Israel. As he announced the Islamist group on Wednesday fired a rocket at the city of Eilat, resort in the Gulf of Aqabain southern Israel, located at a distance of 220 kilometers from the Gaza Strip.

According to Palestinian sources, Hamas’ armed wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, fired an Ayash-250 missile towards Eilat. The missile appears to have a range of 250 kilometers.

This is likely the third time Al Qassam has used the Ayyash-250 missile since October 7. and the first aimed at the south. It seems it is the longest-range Palestinian attack in the context of the war between Israel and Hamas since October 7.

The Israeli military confirmed that a long-range missile launched from the Gaza Strip in the wider area of ​​Eilat. There were no casualties or damage from the attack, as the rocket landed in an open area, the IDF clarified.