Israel Sees Fresh Wave of Rocket Attacks From Gaza as Netanyahu Says to ‘Prepare for Any Scenario’

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Starting late Friday, 36 rockets, according to the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), were fired towards israel from the territory of the Gaza Strip throughout the night. The IDF, in response to the reported attacks, conducted strikes against alleged HAMAS targets.

Late Saturday, red alert sirens went off for the second night in a row in southern Israel, triggered by a rocket launch from Gaza, according to IDF. A rocket exploded near the Israel-Gaza security fence.

Earlier on Saturday, the Israeli Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted a rocket fired from Gaza.

According to the IDF, the launch was conducted from a civilian area in Gaza. The Times of israel said that the launch of the rocket was made from the area of Jabaliya, in northern Gaza.

The launch was captured by an Israeli security cam.

The fresh wave of attacks follows Friday’s overnight fighting, after a reported 36 rockets were launched toward Israeli territories, with six, according to IDF, intercepted by the Iron Dome. Responding to attacks, the IDF conducted military strikes against alleged HAMAS targets.

The remarks were made after an urgent security meeting at the Israel Defense Forces’ headquarters in Tel Aviv, with IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi, Defense Minister Benny Gantz, Minister of Public Security Amir Ohana and other senior officials.

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