2 rockets launch from Gaza Strip

Unclaimed attack hits field hours before cease-fire ends

Posted: August 8, 2014 at 3:09 a.m.

Palestinians stand amid debris after they salvaged belongings, as the national flag flies on the rubble of the house, destroyed by an Israeli strike in the Gaza City neighborhood of Shijaiyah, Gaza Strip, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

JERUSALEM -- Two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip early today, landing in empty fields in southern Israel just hours before the expiration of the 72-hour cease-fire that ended a month of violence, the Israeli army said.

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