Rockets fired by Muslim terrorists from Gaza at civilians in southern Israel
BREAKING: Rockets were fired by Muslim terrorists in Gaza towards southern Israel.
According to initial reports, one rocket launched from Gaza was successfully intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system.
No injuries or damage reported.
PM Netanyahu was holding an event in Ashkelon as the rocket sirens went off. This is the second time that rockets have been fired while PM Netanyahu was campaigning in the city of Ashkelon.
Sirens sounded in the towns of Emunim, Azrikam, Sdeh Uziahu, Ashkelon, Beer Ganim, Berekhya, Hodaya, Nitzanim, Nir Israel in the Ashkelon area.
“On Hanukkah, the festival of miracles, Israel’s modern miracle—the Iron Dome—just intercepted a rocket mid-air after it was fired from Gaza at Israeli civilians”, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit tweeted.
Last week, Israeli fighter jets bombed Hamas terror targets in Gaza in response to a rocket launched by Muslim terrorists towards southern Israel. The IDF struck a Hamas terror underground and a naval site in southern Gaza and a terror compound in northern Gaza.