Hamas says it launched suicide drones into Israel

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's religions and Diaspora affairs correspondent.

The Hamas terror group says it has launched a number of armed suicide drones from Gaza into southern Israel.

Initial reports from Israeli residents of the Gaza border, who say they heard explosions overhead, indicate that the unmanned aircraft were shot down.

There is no immediate confirmation from the Israel Defense Forces.

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