Tel Aviv: 7 people including children were injured when a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a residential building north of in central Israel, north of Tel Aviv.
?? FOOTAGE FROM THE SCENE where a rocket fired from #Gaza this morning hit a residential building in central Israel, north of Tel aviv. Several Israelis were injured.
?Dan Asulin pic.twitter.com/OCkXps9jOe
— Israel Foreign Ministry (@IsraelMFA) March 25, 2019
The incident took place around on Monday morning at around 5:20 am when a terrorist group operating from the Gaza Strip fired a rocket aimed at central Israel which hit a residential building injured 7 people including 2 children in the process,
A rocket shot from Gaza lands this morning north of Tel Aviv, injuring Israelis . This is a deliberate and dangerous act of aggression by Palestinian terrorists, encouraged no doubt by the complacency of @UNHumanRights . We will not allow this ! Credit photo- Dan Asulin. pic.twitter.com/RvAXDPuTu2
— Emmanuel Nahshon (@EmmanuelNahshon) March 25, 2019
#BREAKING: 7 Israelis injured including 2 babies after a rocket launched from Gaza hit a village north of Tel Aviv; Israeli PM Netanyahu is in Washington DC expecting a meeting with Trump later today pic.twitter.com/KHHFpGRiC3
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) March 25, 2019
Israel Foreign Ministry has published several videos on their twitter showing the damage caused by the rocket.
? VIDEO: A rocket from #Gaza hit a house in central Israel this morning at 5:20am. Seven people injured as a result of this direct hit, including children. (Credit ?- Dan Asulin) pic.twitter.com/v7XdS1zMTQ
— Israel Nitzan?? (@IsraelNitzan) March 25, 2019
The video shows that the house which was hit by the rocket has been completely destroyed and the damage caused by the rocket was extensive.
All the people who were injured in the incident were taken to a local hospital and are being treated there but there are no reports on their status.
Israeli Government has also not made any comments regarding this incident but we could expect a statement from them very soon.
This is a developing situation and we will update you after more information is released.
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