Israel under attack: 8-year-old girl collapses while running for shelter in Holon
HAPPENING NOW: Massive barrages of rockets are being fired by Muslim terrorists from Gaza into southern and central Israel following the elimination of Muslim terrorist Baha Abu al-Ata, the commander of the Islamic Jihad in northern Gaza and the assassination attempt of a senior Islamic Jihad terrorist in Damascus.
The IDF said that the Iron Dome defense system intercepted 60 of the 160 rockets launched from Gaza as of 2 pm.
Several Israelis have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who collapsed while running for shelter in Holon.
She was evacuated to Wolfson hospital, where doctors are fighting for her life
Three people were lightly wounded by a rocket near Gan Yavne in central Israel. Two were lightly wounded by shrapnel and a woman suffered from shock.
Firefighters are dealing with a fire that broke out in the Sha’ar HaNegev Regional Council as a result of a rocket explosion.
A rocket launched by Muslim terrorists from Gaza landed near a house in Rishon Lezion in central Israel. No one was hurt.
A rocket hit an open area in Ashdod. No injuries reported.
Emergency services treated 29 people. One of them was wounded by shrapnel, 15 were injured while running for shelter and 13 suffered from shock.
The Home Front Command instructed residents of Gush Dan and southern Israel not to go to work that is not essential.
Residents in Israel’s central Dan and Yarkon regions were instructed not to congregate more than 300 people in closed spaces. “Non-essential jobs” are permissible provided readily accessible, standard shelters.
Gatherings of up to 100 people have been limited in southern Israel.
Schools will remain closed today in southern Israel, Gush Dan and Jerusalem. Over a million pupils are missing studies.
Israel Railways announced that train stations in Israeli communities near the Gaza border have been closed and train lines in southern Israel have been canceled.