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Iron Dome intercepts rocket over Ashkelon; sirens sound in Netivot, border towns

Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepts rockets fired from the Gaza Strip to Israel on August 6, 2022. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepts rockets fired from the Gaza Strip to Israel on August 6, 2022. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Rocket sirens sound in the coastal city of Ashkelon. Initial reports say at least one incoming projectile is intercepted by the Iron Dome air defense system.

Meanwhile, sirens also sound in the city of Netivot, some 10 kilometers from the Gaza Strip, and other closer border towns.

There are no immediate reports of casualties or damage in the latest wave of rocket attacks.

Over 200 rockets are estimated to have been fired at Israel since Friday afternoon.

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