Rocket explodes in Ashdod
Altogether five rockets fired from Gaza Strip in further escalation of violence in south. One rocket apparently lands in open spaces in city, alarm sounded. A number of residents suffer shock
Meanwhile, In Syria: Syrian activists: Death toll in anti-gov't protests 100
Opposition figures say Hezbollah members working alongside Syrian security forces to quell Deraa riots; local hospital says bodies of 25 protestors brought in, 'all with gunshot wounds'