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Several hundred evacuate Gaza border towns amid rocket barrages

Illustrative: Kibbutz Kerem Shalom, December 16, 2016. (Doron Horowitz/FLASH90)
Illustrative: Kibbutz Kerem Shalom, December 16, 2016. (Doron Horowitz/FLASH90)

While the vast majority of the residents of Gaza border towns have remained in their homes since the rocket fire began two hours ago, several hundred have decided to independently evacuate to safer distances from the Strip, Channel 12 reports.

In Kerem Shalom, where some 200 families live just across the Gaza border, only roughly 30 families still remain.

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