“The Iron Dome missile defense system was activated as a result of the launches. It is assumed that the rockets landed in open areas due to the fact that no damage or injuries were reported. The last time rocket alerts were activated in Tel Aviv was two years ago, in what turned out to be a false alarm. The flare-up comes three weeks before Israel holds its general election on April 9,” the news agency reports.
The Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu who is also the Minister of Defence in the country carried out an emergency consultation concerning the security issues. The session was held in the headquarters of the army in Tel Aviv.
Gaza-located media reported that Hamas started evacuation on the military posts.
Earlier in the evening, Hamas terrorist group attacked Israeli Tel Aviv with missiles. Alert has been declared in the country.
According to the preliminary data, two missiles were launched from Gaza Strip. Israeli defence forces confirmed the information.
According to doctors, some residents suffered from panic attacks. The victims received the necessary medical service.