Israel launched two new airstrikes against targets in central Gaza early Tuesday after more rockets slammed into Sderot, lightly injuring two residents.
The army said the airstrikes were against buildings housing weapon depositories. Palestinian security officials said the airstrikes caused no injuries.
In a text message, the Hamas military wing said it fired 23 rockets Monday, of which 9 were at Sderot.
The most lethal killed an Israeli woman, the first Israeli death in the current round of fighting.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced the termination of diplomatic relations with NATO at a time when US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ended a meeting in Georgia with his counterpart