Rocket barrages from Gaza strike Israel: police

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 12, 2014 11:21 AM

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Rocket barrages from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Wednesday, Israeli police said, a day after Israeli forces killed three Palestinian militants in the enclave.

There were no immediate reports of casualties after the rockets hit. "It's a barrage such as we haven't seen for two years," a local official said on Army Radio, which reported that some 30 rockets had been fired.

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Sirens sounded in parts of southern Israel to warn residents to take shelter.

(Reporting by Jeffrey Heller)