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Israel: Two dead near Lod, home in Yehud hit by rocket

A 16-year-old girl and her 50-year-old father were killed overnight Tuesday when a rocket fired from Gaza directly hit a private vehicle in the Arab village of Dahmash, near Lod.

Central and southern Israel were once again hit by a barrage of rockets, as shortly before 3:00 a.m., sirens were sounded in Gush Dan, the Sharon region, and in the Be’er Sheva area.

Residents of Gush Dan reported hearing explosions.

In Yehud, a rocket directly hit a home. There were no injuries reported, as the family was in the shelter at the time.

Hamas claimed that “we fired 110 rockets at Gush Dan and Ben Gurion Airport.”

The organization also stated that “the rocket barrage to the center, south and Ben Gurion Airport is a response to the continued Israeli attacks on civilian buildings and towers in the Gaza Strip.”

In another incident, Magen David Adom paramedics were called to community in the Shphela region on Tuesday morning, after a rocket directly hit a private home.

The crews provided medical care to two people who suffered minor injuries, including a 60-year-old man with an eye injury and a 50-year-old man with a slight cut to the head.

Meanwhile, IDF fighter jets attacked a building used by Hamas in the Rimal neighborhood in the northern Gaza Strip.

The building houses the intelligence headquarters the information department and the Gaza Division of the organization.

In addition, IDF fighter jets, with the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet), neutralized key figures of Hamas’ intelligence, Hassan Kaogi, head of the Hamas military intelligence security department and his deputy Wail Issa, head of the military intelligence counterespionage department.

Also targeted were homes of Hamas members that were being used as terror infrastructure.

Source: Arutz Sheva