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Two Israelis and 28 Palestinians, nine of them children, killed; buildings as far north as Ashdod struck by 300 missiles from Gaza; IDF’s response has struck 150 Gaza targets

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Update: 3.30pm Israel time

Rocket fire on Israel

• A barrage of rockets is falling on towns and communities across southern Israel

• Two Israelis have died in Ashkelon after a rocket from Gaza struck a residential area

• Buildings as far north as Ashdod have been struck

• Over 300 missiles have been fired from Gaza, according to the IDF

Air strikes in Gaza

• Health officials in Gaza said 26 Palestinians, nine of them children, had died as a result of Israeli air strikes

• The IDF said 15 Hamas members and the head of Islamic Jihad’s special rocket unit are among those its has killed

• Israeli military chiefs vowed to continue air strikes throughout Tuesday

Other developments

• Up to 5,000 reserve troops are to be mobilised across Israel after Defence Minister Benny Gantz authorised the move

• There were scenes of rioting overnight in many Israeli towns with significant Arab populations. One synagogue in Ramle was ransacked.

• Efforts to form an anti-Netanyahu coalition government suffered a set back after United Arab List leader Mansour Abbas, a key partner, asked for more time amid the spiralling violence