The confirmed that was responsible for the attack.
In response, the Israeli Air Force within the Gaza Strip.
Tensions at the site, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount, have triggered repeated bouts of violence in the past.
Thirteen Israelis have been killed and hundreds injured as a result of Qassam rocket fire at Israeli targets.
Palestinian militants have targeted a number of military bases and civilian towns in Southern Israel.
The considers indiscriminate attacks on civilians and civilian structures that do not discriminate between civilians and military targets.