Israeli police say at least two rockets were fired at the southern resort city of Eilat, likely from Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police had found remains of the rockets and were looking for more. Nobody was hurt in the Wednesday morning attack, he added. Residents reported hearing the sound of three explosions. Police said that one rocket exploded near the courtyard of a house.

Islamic militants have gained strength in the Sinai desert since the ouster of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in 2011. Radical Islamic groups have fired rockets at Eilat in the past.

The military positioned a battery of its new Iron Dome rocket-defense system to the city earlier this month.