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Reports: Sirens Go Off in Jerusalem, Rocket Hits Vicinity

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Reports are circulating that sirens have gone off in Jerusalem. Sources told The Algemeiner that a rocket landed in the vicinity of Jerusalem. Israel’s Channel 2 is reporting that two rockets have fallen north of the city of Jerusalem.

Israel’s Channel 1 ITV reports that a rocket fell on the Arab neighborhood of Al-Issawiya.

For its part, Hamas claims they’ve shot an “improved Kassam” on Jerusalem.

Check back for more updates as information becomes available on this developing story.

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UPDATE:  The IDF confirmed to The Algemeiner that a rocket “hit an open area outside of Jerusalem.”

Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem said: “We have trained for all scenarios, all public shelters are ready to be opened if necessary. I urge the citizens of Jerusalem to continue with their lives.”

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