Israel's defense forces commenced operation Solid Rock (referred to as "Defensive Edge" in English) against terrorist targets in Gaza.
IDF homepage on Facebook (infographic - Hebrew) gives a summary of goals for the first day:
about 5 assassinations of senior Hamas operatives
18 [weapons] factories
98 buried launchers
10 terror tunnels
Also thru IDF-FB, this video shows IDF preventing a terrorist intrusion by sea in Zikim area (southern Israel near Gaza).
Arutz Sheva: Rocket attacks from Gaza strike deeper into Israel than ever before.
Terrorists from Gaza fired a fresh salvo of around 30 rockets at Israel on Tuesday evening, and upped the ante further by striking deeper into the country than before.
Around 11:30 p.m. it was reported that a rocket from Gaza exploded in Hadera, which is located approximately 45 kilometers (28 miles) north of Tel Aviv and south of Haifa.
This would be the furthest point to date that a Gaza rocket has reached.
As well, for the first time since the IDF launched Operation Protective Edge, Color Red air raid sirens sounded in Jerusalem, and residents reported hearing at least three explosions. AFP claims its correspondents in the capital saw "four flashes" in the night sky.
A direct hit was reportedly scored on a house not far from Jerusalem. No one was hurt. ...
Hamas rocket lands near Hadera - 110 km north of Gaza
DEBKAfile July 9, 2014, 12:00 AM (IDT)
IDF and AMAN were surprised by a Hamas rocket covering the distance of 110 km from the Gaza Strip reaching to a point between Hadera and Binyamina, midway between Tel Aviv and Haifa. Neither appreciated that Hamas or Jihad Islami possessed a weapon with this range. Tuesday night, 10-12 of these rockets were fired from Gaza ...