Some 55 rockets were fired at Tel Aviv and central Israel in Hamas’s Saturday midnight barrage, the Israel Defense Forces says.
Without releasing exact numbers, IDF Spokesperson Hidai Zilberman says the Iron Dome missile defense system performed well against the fusillade.
“We intercepted a very, very good percentage of them,” he says.
Iron Dome putting in some serious work tonight
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No direct injuries were reported in the strikes, though a number of people were injured while running to bomb shelters, according to medics.