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Rocket attack strikes central Israel

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/25/19, 10:57 am

A long-range rocket fired from the Gaza Strip injured seven people when it struck a house in central Israel on Monday. The rocket hit a home in Mishmeret, north of Tel Aviv, minutes after officials turned on air raid sirens, the Israeli military confirmed. Another rocket attack struck Tel Aviv a little more than a week ago. At the time, Israeli defense officials said a preliminary investigation suggested the rockets were fired by mistake. The latest clashes raise the risk of further conflict as Israel prepares for general elections in April.

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Onize Ohikere

Onize is WORLD's Africa reporter. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and earned a journalism degree from Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Onize resides in Abuja, Nigeria. Follow her on Twitter @onize_ohiks.

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