State of emergency shuts down southern and central Israel

All places of work and schools are closed in an area 80km from the Gaza Strip after 26 Palestinian rockets were fired in a widening arc across the South and the Tel Aviv region. Iron Dome intercepted a rocket over Rishon LeZion. A home was damaged in Sderot. No one was hurt by any of the salvos fired from Gaza in its “no borders” retaliation for the death of Islamic Jihad’s Baha Abu Al-Atta. Israel’s security cabinet convenes Tuesday morning.

 

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