Barrage of rockets in south

IDF confirms Iron Dome intercepted projectiles from Gaza after earlier mortar barrage from Hamas-run enclave.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

rocket interception (archive)
rocket interception (archive)
Flash 90

Red Alert sirens were heard in many location sin the Negev Tuesday afternoon, including Sderot, the Eshkol regional council, a group of townships, in the Shaar Hanegev and Ashkelon industrial areas, as well as near the city of Ashkelon.

Local residents reported that they witnessed the Iron Dome missile defense system intercept projectiles overhead. The IDF later confirmed that "several launches" from Gaza were intercepted.

A barrage of mortar shells were fired from Gaza at nearby Israeli communities Tuesday morning. The IDF responded by striking targets inside Gaza.