Sirens blare in Jerusalem and surrounding areas

July 12, 2014 19:10

Sirens heard as far south as Dead Sea area and in West Bank; earlier, two rockets intercepted over Shfela area in central Israel after sirens blare in region.

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Iron Dome intercepts rockets over the Jerusalem area, July 10, 2014.. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

Code Red rocket sirens blared throughout Jerusalem, Ma'ale Adumim, Hebron and other surrounding areas on Saturday evening.

Earlier in the evening, the Iron Dome intercepted two rockets over central Israel in the Shfela area. Prior to the interceptions, rocket sirens sounded in Ashdod, Lod, Rishon Lezion and other areas in the Shfela area.

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Magen David Adom EMS was treating one person in Rishon Lezion who fell down the stairs while he was running to a protected area during a rocket alert siren. MDA was treating another person in Ness Ziona who suffered shock.

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