Tel Aviv came under a barrage of 130 rockets launched by Hamas from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, sending residents fleeing for shelter as air raid sirens blared across Israel’s second-largest city.
Israel’s anti-rocket defense systems were activated Tuesday night, with the streaks of multiple interceptor missiles lighting up the skies over the area.
The heavy bombardment came in retaliation for an Israeli strike earlier on Tuesday evening that leveled a high-rise building in Gaza, which housed the offices of several top Hamas officials. That strike had come in retaliation for earlier Hamas bombings.
Both sides had been firing at each other almost nonstop throughout the day, in some of the worst fightings between Israel and the terror group since their 2014 war.
The Lord tests the righteous, but his soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence. - Psalm 11:5
"Lord we ask for Your continued protection over the people of Israel. We also pray for protection over the innocent lives in the Gaza Strip."
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