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Published: Tuesday July 15, 2014 MYT 12:50:01 PM
Updated: Tuesday July 15, 2014 MYT 12:51:12 PM

Rockets fired from Egypt at Israeli resort, four wounded

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Three rockets launched from Egypt at the southern Israeli resort of Eilat on Tuesday wounded four civilians, Israeli security officials said.

The said they believed the salvo was fired by Islamist militants in the Egyptian Sinai and meant to upstage Cairo's efforts to mediate a truce ending a week-old shelling war between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

(Writing by Dan Williams; Editing by Miral Fahmy)

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