Pelosi added that "Hamas’s accelerating violence only risks killing more civilians, including innocent Palestinians," and concluded with a prayer for a quick resolve to the violence.
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In retaliation for the rocket-fire, the IDF carried out waves of airstrikes against 130 terror targets in the Strip, an operation they call “Guardians of the wall.”
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Suddenly, as sirens became audible in the far distance, a cheer erupted from the crowd. The young men seemed to clap in unison with the sirens.
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Two rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip. One rocket fell in an open area and Air Defense Artillery combat soldiers intercepted the second.
Three people were lightly injured while running toward bomb shelters, including a woman in her 30s and a man in his 50s.
Six of the rockets were intercepted throughout the night. Most of them landed in open fields and were fired to short ranges.
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