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1 killed as 300 rockets stuck in southern Israel – Arab-Israeli conflict


House in Ashkelon was hit by a rocket, May 5, 2019

House in Ashkelon was hit by a rocket, May 5, 2019.
(photo credit: POLICE LIBRARY UNIT)


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One man has died and 83 people have been injured, as terrorist groups in Gaza have started firing rockets to Israel around 10am on Saturday.

At around 2:30 pm on Sunday, a building rocket arrived at Ashkelon, injuring critically a 60-year-old man. The man died on his way to hospital, citing the first death since the fight started on Saturday.

Shortly before the rocket hit Ashkelon, another rocket reached a building in Sderot, gently injuring 3 people.

Between 10am on Saturday and 4:30 am on Sunday, 83 people were injured, including an 80-year-old seriously injured male at Kiryat Gat, a 50-year-old man who was moderately injured in the Ashkelon and 45 years area. – an old man who was lightly injured in the north Negev. All 3 were injured by pieces of rockets.

6 people in Ashkelon and north Negev were injured lightly by pieces of rockets. 12 people were injured while running for asylum, while 62 people were treated for anxiety.

Since about 10am on Saturday, about 300 rockets have been fired into Israel from Gaza. Rocket sirens have disappeared in the communities around Gaza Strip, Ashkelon and Ashdod, and as far as Beersheba, Beit Shemesh and Gedera.

Gaza terrorist groups claimed they had used new missiles in this latest round of fighting on Saturday. This has not yet been confirmed from Israeli sources.

The co-operation room in Gaza was also threatening to launch rockets in the Tel Aviv area, if Israel continues to attack targets in Gaza.

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