IDF says over 130 rockets fired at Israel overnight

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Palestinian terror groups fired over 130 rockets toward Israel from the Gaza Strip from Saturday night to Sunday morning, the military says, with dozens of the incoming projectiles being intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system.

According to the Israel Defense Forces, roughly 120 rockets were fired into Israeli territory during that time, while 11 failed to clear the border and landed within the Gaza Strip.

Roughly half of the projectiles — 55 — were fired at Israel in a massive barrage aimed at central and southern Israel around midnight Saturday, which caused neither injury nor significant damage, according to Israeli authorities.

In total, terrorists have launched nearly 2,500 rockets since the start of the fighting on Monday evening, according to the military’s tally.

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