From the Gaza strip launched three rockets at Israel

From the Gaza strip launched three rockets at Israel

Two of them were intercepted, according to the Israel defense forces.

TEL AVIV, December 29. /TASS/. Three rockets were launched Friday from Gaza into Israeli territory, two of them were intercepted by air defense system “Iron dome.”

About it it is spoken in arrived on Friday in the representation of TASS, the official communiqué of the press service of the defense army of Israel.

“After triggering sirens in the regional councils of Sha’ar Hanegev and Sdot Negev (southern Israel — approx. TASS) has been identified, the launch of three rockets from the Gaza strip, two of them were intercepted by air defense system “Iron dome”, — the document says.

This rocket fire interrupted the relative calm after the last exchange of shots on 17 and 18 December. Launches rockets at Israel from the Palestinian seaside enclave resumed after 6 December the President of the United States Donald trump ordered the transfer of the American Embassy in the country from tel Aviv to Jerusalem and declared the city the capital of the Jewish state.

In December in Israel was released for more than 30 missiles. One of them fell on a kindergarten in Sderot, the second exploded, causing damage to parked vehicles on the streets of this city, five were intercepted by the air force and air defense of the Jewish state. Of the victims in the attacks no reports.

The Israel defense forces tank fire and aircraft struck a response within three weeks more than two dozen military posts and close to Hamas in the Gaza strip. Killing at least two and injured 30 Palestinians.

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