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    Israeli Iron Dome air defense system launches to intercept rocket from Gaza Strip, near Israel and Gaza border, Sunday, May 5, 2019. Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday intensified a wave of rocket fire into southern Israel, striking towns and cities across the region while Israeli forces struck dozens of targets throughout Gaza, including militant sites that it said were concealed in homes or residential areas

    IDF Says Intercepted Two Rockets Fired From Gaza Strip

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    Both missiles have been intercepted by the Israeli military, Israeli Dafence Forces reported on its Twitter page.

    Israeli Defence Forces have reported two missiles fired from Gaza Strip toward the Israeli city of Beersheba. The report comes after IDF said on Twitter that the sirens sounded across southern Israel.

    Later, IDF reported that they were making strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza Strip.

    ​The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) and Palestinian militants clashed earlier in the week, with tensions escalating after the army eliminated commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Baha Abu al-Ata.

    Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) and the IDF reached a fragile truce, however, IDF reported rocket fire from Gaza hours after that.

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