Ramat Gan and Rishon Lezion took direct hits in the early afternoon on Saturday. In Ramat Gan, a man of 50 was killed. From midday, Tel Aviv-Jaffa came under three 50-rocket salvos, followed by interceptions over Modiin and Ben Shemen (midway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem). Further rounds were fired against Ashdod, Holon, Bat Yam, Rishon Lezion, Givatayim, Taibeh and Yavneh. First rocket explosions in Samaria (N. East Bank).