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Barrages fired at Beersheba, Negev towns, Gaza border community

Sirens are heard in the southern city of Beersheba and a number of towns and villages in the Negev Desert, warning of incoming rocket fire.

Alerts are also heard in the Gaza border town of Netiv Ha’asara, which has come under sustained fire since the morning, with the Home Front Command telling residents not to leave their shelters.

There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Beersheba residents reported hearing explosions suggestive of interceptions by the Iron Dome missile defense system.

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