Rockets intercepted over Ashdod; house hit

A heavy barrage of over 20 rockets is fired at the coastal city of Ashdod.

Iron Dome interceptors down nine of missiles, Channel 2 reports.

A house in Ashdod is hit by a rocket, sustaining serious damage.

Initial, unconfirmed reports say there may be casualties.

Several cars are ablaze in the city, the report says.