5-year-old Ido Avigal dies after rocket hit his Sderot home earlier today

The young boy who was critically wounded by a rocket strike in Sderot earlier has died.

Five-year-old Ido Avigal succumbed to his injuries after rocket shrapnel entered the family’s fortified room through the window, in circumstances that remain unclear.

Avigal’s mother and seven-year-old sister were both hurt as well. They are currently hospitalized.

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