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Palestine | Two Rockets Fired from Gaza at Tel Aviv and Reports for Residents Treated for Shock by Paramedics


The Israeli army has confessed that at least two rockets were fired towards the Israeli entity, triggering rocket sirens in Tel Aviv area on Thursday.

The Israeli military said its Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted one of the rockets, while another landed in an open area, Israeli daily Haaretz reported.

Israeli media reported that residents of the city rushed to bomb shelters and reported hearing explosions and five people were treated for shock by paramedics.

Israeli Military spokesman Ronen Manelis said that "we did not have advance knowledge of this fire today, and in fact it surprised us."

"Two rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israeli territory. The alert and warning systems operated as required," the army said.

"No interceptions were made by aerial defense systems. No damage or injuries were reported. There are no special instructions for the civilian home front." The army added.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held an emergency security consultation in the army headquarters in Tel Aviv.

Israeli media reported that the meeting ended Thursday overnight with some "decisions made," without providing any further information.