RT: Air raid sirens sound as long-range rockets target Israeli cities

July 9, 2014

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Published time: July 08, 2014 19:06
Edited time: July 08, 2014 20:12

An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod July 8, 2014.(Reuters / Baz Ratner)

An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod July 8, 2014.(Reuters / Baz Ratner)

Air raid sirens have sounded through Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and the northern town of Binyamina. Witnesses told Reuters they heard “thuds” deemed to be explosions from rocket fire.

Read RT’s story on Israel’s ‘Operation Protective Edge’

Hamas has stated that it directed rockets towards Haifa, in northern Israel, in what has been the deepest attack of its kind from the Gaza Strip.

“For the first time, the Qassam Brigades strike Haifa with an R-160 rocket, and strikes occupied Jerusalem with four M-75 rockets and Tel Aviv with four M-75 rockets,” read a statement by the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades – the armed branch of Hamas, reported AFP.

Loudspeakers in Gaza City are sporadically “boasting of their successes” according…

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