UPDATE At least 66 wounded in Kassam attack near Zikim military base
This is an update on the Kassam rocket attack from the Gaza Strip on the military base at approximately 1:30 a.m
The severity of wounds received by the troops varied. At least 30 soldiers were wounded from the impact of the explosion or by shrapnel; the remainder was suffering from shock. The victims include both male and female soldiers.
All of the wounded were evacuated to Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon, Soroka Hospital in Beersheba and Sheba Hospital in Tel Hashomer. By 6 a.m., 21 of the soldiers evacuated to hospital overnight were discharged.