Sirens wailed in Tel Aviv today as Hamas targeted the Israeli city for the third day in a row.
— Avital Leibovich (@AvitalLeibovich) November 17, 2012
EXPLOSION HEARD IN TEL AVIV, CLOUD OF SMOKE RISES AFTER SIRENS SOUND – REUTERS WITNESS
— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) November 17, 2012
Israel Radio reports that the Iron Dome defense system intercepted the rocket. The IDF confirms:
Update: The rocket fired from Gaza toward the Tel Aviv area was intercepted by the Iron Dome. #IsraelUnderFire
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) November 17, 2012
Twitchy will monitor this developing story and updating with breaking details.
Witnesses share accounts of the terrifying experience:
My heart is beating out of my chest. Sirens sounding in Tel Aviv right now. Loud boom
— Emily Schrader (@GippersChutzpah) November 17, 2012
Sirens wailing in Tel Aviv. Loud explosion overhead, people running for cover
— Ruadhán Mac Cormaic (@RuadhanIT) November 17, 2012
Friend in Tel Aviv saying he heard loud bang about eight minutes ago, windows shook.
— Richard Hall (@_RichardHall) November 17, 2012
ok another Air raid siren went off and everyone went to the 2nd floor in tel aviv and we all heard 2 loud booms so fckn close all the childe
— Ronnie (@Im_Ronnie) November 17, 2012