Breaking news: rockets strike Israel by the hundreds.

Breaking news: rockets strike Israel by the hundreds. .
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Some 700 rockets have been fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip since the security situation escalated over the weekend.

The Iron Dome intercepted 173 rockets, according to Channel 12.

 Four people have been confirmed dead and several more are in critical condition. Dozens have been wounded. 

Red alerts rocked the country until approximately 02:30 AM.

Follow continuous coverage of the attacks here.

07:00 AM 06/05/19 –  All restrictions by Home Front Command lifted for Gaza border residents

04:45 AM 06/05/19 – Ceasefire agreement reached between Israel and Gaza officials

02:34 AM 06/05/19 –  Rocket sirens sound in Gaza border communities after a short silence

12:33 AM 06/05/19 – Hamas, PIJ reject ceasefire, insist Israel fulfill obligations -report

12:06 AM 06/05/19 – Despite ceasefire reports, rocket sirens sound in Gaza border communities

12:01 AM 06/05/19 – IDF strikes targets in northern Gaza – Palestinian reports

11:50 PM 05/05/19 – Israel, Hamas agree to ceasefire beginning at midnight – reports

10:18 PM 05/05/19 – Air sirens in Gaza border communities

09:53 PM 05/05/19 – 2 soldiers wounded from rocket shrapnel

09:16 PM 05/05/19 – Air sirens heard in Gaza border communities, Netivot

08:15 PM 05/05/19 – Man hit by rocket in Ashdod has died

08:08 PM 05/05/19 – Explosions heard in Jerusalem, air sirens in Gaza Border communities

07:34 PM 05/05/19 – Hamas rocket hits car in Ashdod, 35 year old man seriously injured

07:24 PM 05/05/19 – Sirens heard in Ashdod, 20 rockets fired in 90 seconds

07:12 PM 05/05/19 – Rocket lands near Kibbutz Shaar Hanegev, no injuries

06:45 PM 05/05/19 – Red Alert heard in Gaza border communities

06:31 PM 05/05/19 – Red alert heard in Alumim, Nachal Oz

04:26 PM 05/05/19 – Rocket sirens heard in Nahal Oz, Alumim

04:01 PM 05/05/19 – IAF, Navy strike Gaza as more rockets launched into Israel

02:06 PM 05/05/19  – Rocket alerts sound near Gaza border as almost 500 rockets rain on Israel

01:49 PM 05/05/19 – Sirens continue in Ashkelon and Beer Ganim

01:42 PM 05/05/19 – Rocket shrapnel hit the Oncology wing at the Barzilai Hospital

01:36 PM 05/05/19 – Rocket sirens alert Kerem Shalom residents near the Gaza border

01:08 PM 05/05/19 – Rockets fired towards Israel’s center

01:02 PM 05/05/19 – More rockets fired towards Beersheba, Ashkelon, Gaza border communities

12:44 PM 05/05/19 – Rocket alarm sounds in Nahal Oz, Alumim

12:37 PM 05/05/19 – Air raid sirens warn residents in Kerem Shalom

12:26 PM 05/05/19 – Barrage of rockets fired towards Ashkelon, Gaza border communities

12:25 PM 05/05/19 –   Rocket alert wails in Nir Oz on the Gaza border

12:17 PM 05/05/19 –  Rocket falls in kindergarten in Sha’ar Hanegev

11:13 AM 05/05/19 – Rocket sirens sound in Nahal Oz

7:46 AM 05/05/19 – Rocket sirens heard in the Gaza border communities

05:57 AM 05/05/19 –  Rocket sirens heard in Sdot Negev

05:40 AM 05/05/19 – Rocket sirens heard in Kiryat Gat

02:32 AM 05/05/19 – Rocket sirens heard in Ashkelon 

02:22 AM 05/05/19 – Rocket sirens heard in Kiryat Melachi

02:18 AM 05/05/19 – Rocket sirens heard in Sderot

02:11 AM 05/05/19 – Rocket falls in Ashkelon

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