An Israeli woman is evacuated from the scene of a rocket attack in the southern city of Beersheba on Saturday. An Israeli man died in the strike launched from Gaza. (Baz Ratner/Reuters)

Israel's rescue service says one Israeli was killed and about a dozen injured Saturday in southern Israel in a barrage of Palestinian rockets from Gaza.

The rescue service said one person as killed in the desert city of Beersheba. Three people were seriously hurt when a Palestinian rocket hit a house and a car in the same city.

Two children and a four-month-old baby were injured by rocket shrapnel that hit a house in nearby Ofakim.

Some rockets were intercepted by the new Israeli anti-missile system known as Iron Dome.

Gaza militants kept up their rocket and mortar barrages on Sunday. Military officials said a dozen rockets and mortars landed in southern Israel early in the day.

No serious injuries were reported.

Israel carried out multiple airstrikes on targets in Gaza over the weekend, killing at least seven militants. Violence began when attackers from Gaza ambushed vehicles in southern Israel on Thursday, killing eight people.