Over three hundred rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel on Shabbos, and Israel’s Iron Dome system intercepted dozens of them.
Air raid sirens sounded in Gaza-area towns, as well as in Beit Shemesh and other Jerusalem-area towns. Rockets also landed in the courtyards of a home and school in Kiryat Gat.
A 60 year old man was declared dead after being critically wounded at approxamitely 2:30 following a rocket attack which hit a building in the Ashkelon area.
MDA paramedics provided medical treatment to the man and evacuated him to the Ashkelon Barzilai Hospital with shrapnel wounds in his chest and stomach. The hospital announced his death approxamitely one hour after the hit.
Be’er Sheva, Ashkelon, Ashdod, Kiryat Malachi, and Yavne have ordered public bomb shelters to be opened, and the Home Front Command has ordered Gaza-area communities, as well as some in central Israel, to cancel school on Sunday.
Read more at Arutz Sheva.