Gaza fires rocket at southern Israel: Israeli army

A rocket fired by militants in the Gaza Strip hit southern Israel on Sunday night amidst rising tensions in the region over Washington's Mideast peace plan.The Israeli military issued a statement saying "one projectile was launched from Gaza towards Israeli territory," adding it fell in an open field.The rocket triggered sirens in the city of Sderot and the area surrounding the besieged Palestinian enclave. No casualties or damage were immediately reported.