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Several Israelis injured as Islamic Jihad continues firing rockets

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Live: Several Israelis injured as Islamic Jihad continues firing rockets

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

Israel came under heavy rocket fire Tuesday morning after the Air Force bombed a building in the Gaza Strip in a targeted strike which killed Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) Leader Bahaa Abu al-Ata.

Rocket sirens sounded in Israeli towns surrounding the Gaza Strip including Ashkelon, Ashdod and Gedera as two different barrages of rockets slammed into Israel. As of 1 p.m. Israel time, more than 150 rockets were launched and more than 50 intercepted, according to the IDF.


Several Israelis have been injured, including an eight-year-old girl who collapsed while running for shelter in Holon. She was evacuated to Wolfson hospital in serious condition.

The following is a list of red alerts and rocket interceptions in real time:

Read more: https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Rocket-sirens-sound-near-Gaza-Strip-after-assassination-607581