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June 14, 2014 10:02 pm

Gaza Rockets Strike Southern Israel Amid Hunt for Abducted Boys

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Israeli children take cover under their desks in a classroom.

JNS.orgTerrorists in Gaza launched a barrage of rockets towards Israel on Saturday.

According to the IDF Spokesperson Unit, three rockets were launched towards Israel, with two hitting in the Hof Regional Council.

In response to the rocket fire, the Israeli Air Force hit three centers of terrorist activities and two weapons caches in Gaza.

Israeli Defense Forces have also redeployed the several additional Iron Dome batteries in southern Israel to combat the growing rocket threat.

According to the IDF, in the past two weeks, 9 rockets were fired at Israel, out of which 6 hit Israel. Since the beginning of the year, 200 rockets have been fired at Israel, twice the number in 2013.

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