IDF says it destroyed rocket launcher before it could fire 10 rockets at Ashdod, Ashkelon

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

The Israel Defense Forces says it destroyed a Hamas rocket launcher in the northern Gaza Strip just as it was set to fire 10 rockets at the Israeli cities of Ashdod and Ashkelon.

“The launcher was ready to immediately launch 10 rockets from the northern Gaza Strip,” the military says.

“The IDF is continuing to strike terror cells and rocket launchers,” it says.

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