Palestinian officials said Israeli military tanks fired towards the Gaza Strip on Saturday in response to rockets launched into southern Israel.

The Israeli public radio reported that tank shelling targeted a Hamas military facility in the area, after a rocket was launched earlier on Saturday from Gaza into Israel, Xinhua news agency reported. 

No injuries were reported and no one has claimed responsibility for the rocket firing.

Earler, on March 15, Israeli war jets had launched two airstrikes on militant facilities in Gaza in response to a rocket attack.