Over 800 rockets fired at Israel

Israel National News reports: “The IDF released updated statistics this evening (Thursday) on the number of rockets which have been fired at Israel by the Islamic Jihad terrorist organization since the beginning of Operation Shield and Arrow earlier this week.

According to the IDF, 803 rockets had been fired at Israel as of 8 pm. The IDF had previously reported that 547 rockets had been fired at Israel as of 2:30 pm, meaning that over 250 rockets were fired in under six hours.

One person was killed and five people injured when a rocket struck a residential building in the city of Rehovot this evening.

The IDF further stated that 620 rockets crossed into Israeli airspace, while 152 rockets fell short in Gaza. 179 rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome and David’s Sling missile defense systems…”

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