Rocket explodes in open terrain in greater Tel Aviv region

A rocket fired at central Israel minutes before the new 72-hour ceasefire was to go into effect at midnight, landed in open territory, according to reports.

At around 11:51 pm, a loud explosion was heard over Tel Aviv and the surrounding region.

The Code Red siren was not sounded.

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