Rocket fired from Sinai into Israel

Ongoing investigation underway; IDF implements security enforcement on Egyptian border

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A rocket was fired into southern Israel from the Sinai Peninsula on Friday afternoon.

An ongoing investigation underway, Egypt confirmed the rocket was fired from Sinai, a military source reporting that “Yes, the rocket was fired from Sinai.”

Israel has reinforced its security and IDF forces along its border with Egypt following multiple attacks in the region by Islamic extremist groups on Wednesday. The attacks, which were conducted simultaneously, resulted in over 100 deaths, with a reported 64 Egyptian soldiers killed.

Groups responsible for the attacks reportedly claim the attacks were conducted in cooperation with the Islamic State movement (ISIS).