Nine rockets fired at Israeli towns on Gaza border, Iron Dome intercepts six

Source: Nine rockets fired at Israeli towns on Gaza border, Iron Dome intercepts six | The Times of Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (top right) meets with security brass at the IDF's Kirya military headquarters in Tel Aviv on March 14, 2019. (Ariel Hermoni/Defense Ministry)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (top right) meets with security brass at the IDF’s Kirya military headquarters in Tel Aviv on March 14, 2019. (Ariel Hermoni/Defense Ministry)

The Times of Israel is liveblogging Thursday and Friday’s events as they unfold.

Rocket fragments land in Sderot school

The Sderot municipality says rocket fragments were found in a school in the town after four rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza and three were intercepted.

No injuries are reported.

Four rockets fired into Israel, three intercepted by Iron Dome

The IDF says four rockets were fired into Israel on Friday morning and three were intercepted by Iron Dome.

Overnight, four additional rockets were fired into Israel and three of those were intercepted by Iron Dome. A further launch failed to clear the border.

The rockets came as the IDF carried out strikes on Gaza targets throughout the night in response to the two rockets fired at Tel Aviv yesterday.

Warning sirens sound in southern Israel

Warning sirens are wailing in Israeli communities near the Gaza border.

The sirens sounded in the Sderot and Sha’ar Hanegev regions. The IDF says it is investigating.

The IDF says two rockets were fired into Israel after dawn Friday and both were intercepted by Iron Dome.

Earlier, two other rockets were fired into Israel and one was intercepted. A fifth launch failed to clear the border.

The rockets came as the IDF carried out strikes on Gaza targets throughout the night in response to the two rockets fired at Tel Aviv yesterday.

 

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