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IDF: Over 66 rockets shot Tuesday thus far
Over 66 rockets have been fired at Israel since the launch of Operation Protective Edge in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the IDF Spokespersons Unit says.
Some eight of those rockets were shot down by the Iron Dome anti-missile system according to media reports.
In the last 24 hours, an estimated 154 rockets were fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip, of which 117 exploded in Israeli territory and 29 were intercepted by Iron Dome.