Sirens blare in Tel Aviv as two rockets fired from Gaza
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Sirens blare in Tel Aviv as two rockets fired from Gaza

Just after 9pm local time residents of Israel's coastal city were forced to find safety, due to incoming projectiles from the Palestinian territory

An Iron Dome air defence system fires to intercept a rocket from Gaza Strip.
An Iron Dome air defence system fires to intercept a rocket from Gaza Strip.

Two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip reached the Tel Aviv area Thursday night.

Sirens alerted residents that rockets were coming into the area just after 9 p.m. local time.

Kan, the public broadcaster, quoted the Israeli army as saying that the rockets came from the Gaza Strip, which is controlled by Hamas. Kan said that Islamic Jihad, a terrorist group, claimed responsibility for the firing.

The Iron Dome missile defence system intercepted one and the other landed in an open area.

There were no injuries and no damage reported.

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