Clashes on the border of Israel and Gaza

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TEL AVIV, December 13. /TASS/. The Israeli air force intercepted on Wednesday evening, two rockets launched from Gaza into the Jewish state. About it it is spoken in arrived in the office of the TASS communiqué of the press service of the defense Army of Israel.

“The Israeli air force successfully intercepted two rockets launched at Israel from Gaza”, – stated in the document.

A third rocket launched from Gaza exploded in an uninhabited area in the territory of the Israeli Eshkol regional Council, bordering the Palestinian coastal enclave.

Earlier the Israeli military said air RAID sirens sounded on Wednesday in several areas in southern Israel near the border with Gaza in the town of Sderot, regional Council Sha’ar Hanegev regional Council, Sdot Negev regional Council and Hof Ashkelon .

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Launches rockets at Israel from Gaza resumed after a nearly three-month break after 6 December the President of the United States Donald trump ordered the transfer of the U.S. Embassy in the country from tel Aviv to Jerusalem and declared the city the capital of the Jewish state. In recent days, Israel had fired more than ten missiles, one of them fell on a kindergarten in Sderot, the second exploded, causing damage to parked vehicles on the streets of this city, two more rockets were intercepted by Israeli defense system Iron dome, two rockets intercepted by the air force of the Jewish state.

The Israel defense forces tank fire and aircraft have struck in recent days, more than a dozen military posts and close to Hamas in the Gaza strip, killing at least two and injured 30 Palestinians. The Jewish state in July and August 2014 held in the Palestinian seaside enclave, which lasted for 50 days of military operation “Indestructible rock”. The main objective of the air phase was to suppress the missile threat from Gaza.

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