Israel Launches Airstrikes On Gaza After Rockets Were Fired At Tel Aviv

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Haaretz: Israeli Army Strikes in Gaza After Rockets Target Tel Aviv in First Since 2014 War

* No casualties reported on both sides
* Israel says Hamas fired, but organization denies involvement
* IDF spokesman says army ‘surprised’ by escalation

The Israeli army attacked Thursday overnight targets in Gaza Strip, hours after two rockets were fired at Tel Aviv from Gaza, a first since Israel’s 2014 campaign in Gaza.

According to the Israeli military, the Iron Dome missile defense system was activated. It is assumed that the rockets landed in open areas due to the fact that no damage or injuries were reported.

The last time rocket alerts were activated in Tel Aviv was two years ago, in what turned out to be a false alarm. The flare-up comes three weeks before Israel holds its general election.


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