Rocket Warning Sirens Sound in Gaza Region

Smoke trails are seen as rockets launched from the Gaza Strip are intercepted by the Iron Dome in Nov. 2019. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Incoming rocket alert sirens were heard in the city of Ashkelon and surrounding communities, Sunday afternoon.

Additional sirens were also heard in the community of Kibbutz Kissufim, east of the Gaza Strip, and further across the area surrounding the Gaza Strip.

The IDF reported that of the heavy barrage of 20 rockets from Gaza, approximately ten of the rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome.

A map showing the areas in Israel that came under fire Sunday afternoon. (IDF)

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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