Rockets Fired From Gaza Strip Towards Israel, IDF Says

Sputnik International

The Israeli military said earlier that an alert has been activated in the city of Sderot and in the Gaza Envelope area following the reported attack.

A bunch of rockets have been launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israeli territory, the Israeli Defence Forces said in the early hours of Wednesday.

Sirens warning of rocket fire sounded in southern Israel, it added.

Meanwhile, alleged footage of the rocket launch from Gaza has been shared on social media. Tere have been no reports of possible casualties.

Earlier, rocket warning alarms went on in the southern Israel cities of Ashkelon and Ashdod, close to the border with Gaza.

The attack followed the US-brokered Abraham Accords signed by the UAE and Bahrain at the White House hours earlier, establishing diplomatic ties with Israel. The agreements were met negatively in Palestine, which Israel refuses to recognise as an independent political entity.

The UAE and Bahrain became the third and the fourth states to recognise Israel after Egypt and Jordan did so in 1979 and 1994, respectively.

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