Iron Dome intercepts rockets over Tel Aviv
A heavy barrage of rocket fire from the Gaza Strip set off sirens throughout Israel on Monday morning, including in the Tel Aviv and Jerusalem areas.
A number of audible explosions were heard in the Tel Aviv area, which was targeted for the first time in several days. Rocket attacks on the city have been reduced since the beginning of the IDF ground invasion into Gaza last week.
Sirens were also heard in Ashkelon, Ashdod, Rishon Lezion, Yavne, Kiryat Malachi and Beit Shemesh in Monday morning's attack.
The Iron Dome intercepted a total of five rockets over Ashdod and the greater Tel Aviv area, according to Channel 2.
There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage in the attack.
Prior to the large salvo of rocket fire just before noon throughout the country, steady rocket fire had targeted Israeli communities directly bordering Gaza.
A home in Sderot was struck by a rocket in one of the attacks. The building sustained damage, but no injuries were reported.