LIVE STREAM: Missile hits bus in Gaza Belt, over 300 rockets fired at South, IAF attacks in Gaza

November 13, 2018 by Yona Schnitzer - TPS
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An Israeli bus was hit by an anti-tank missile shot from Gaza on Monday evening, severely wounding a 19-year-old male.

this is an ongoing report, events will be updated


Photo by Reuven Sagron/TPS on 12 November, 2018

16:30 – Magen David Adom receive reports of a wounded 19-year-old male in the Gaza Belt, suffering from multiple injuries.

16:35 – According to Palestinian reports, the IDF responded by firing at Hamas guard posts.

16:50 – sirens sound throughout the Gaza Belt, reports of heavy rocket barrage

17:00 – IDF Spokesperson’s Unit reports ‘intense’ rocket fire from Gaza into Israel

17:03 – Rocket reportedly hits house in Netivot, with no injuries

17:05 – IDF announces that Israeli fighter jets are carrying out strikes against targets throughout the Gaza Strip

17:07 – Gaza terror factions announce attack is in response to Sunday night operation

17:10 – Over 80 rockets were fired into Israel within 20 minutes, Army Radio reports

17:15 – Rocket hits Sderot, three Israelis lightly wounded from shrapnel

17:25 – Gaza terror factions release joint statement by which Monday’s attack was in response to the ‘crimes’ carried out by the IDF in Gaza on Sunday night

17:30 – Rockets reportedly hit the towns of Miflasim and Eshkol, causing property damage

17:35 – Rocket sirens sound near dead sea and Hebron

17:40 – Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu holds emergency meeting at IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv, along with Defense Minister, Chief of General Staff and heads of Israel’s security apparatus.

17:45 – Palestinian Report: three wounded in IAF strike in northern Gaza Strip

17:47 – Gaza terror factions threaten to fire rockets deeper into Israel if IDF doesn’t cease strikes

17:50 – Israeli Homefront Command instructs residents of Israel’s southern region to stay close to shelters and to avoid large congregations

18:02 – Over 100 rockets fired into Israel, Channel 2 News reports

18:05 – Be’er Sheva municipality orders that all public shelters be opened and prepared

18:18 – Rocket hits house in Ashkelon

18:40 – IDF says it attacked over 20 targets belonging to Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza

18:50 – Egypt, along with United Nations special envoy to the Middle East Nikolay Mladenov, are attempting to achieve a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, Lebanon’s Almayadeen TV station reported.

19:13 An IDF spokesman said over 200 rockets had been fired at southern Israel, with over 60 intercepted by Iron Dome. Most of the rockets fell in open fields, the spokesman said.

19:15  In total, 17 injured have been taken to Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon; 11 from Sderot, three from Ashkelon and the remainder from other communities in the south.

19:53 Sirens sounded across the Eshkol Regional Council

20:02 The IDF said fighter jets, helicopters, drones and tanks had struck over 70 Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets throughout the Gaza Strip. A spokesman said the targets included terror tunnels, military compounds, weapons manufacturing facilities and observation posts.

20:13 The IDF revealed for publication that a 19-year-old soldier suffered serious injuries on Monday afternoon when Palestinians fired a Kornet anti-tank missile at a bus in Sha’ar Hanegev.

20:15 Voting in the second round of municipal elections scheduled for Tuesday may be postponed in communities in the south where the Home Front Command instructs residents to remain in bomb shelters, the Ministry of the Interior said.

21:24 According to Palestinian reports,  Hamas’ Al Aqsa TV building has been completely destroyed by several Israeli missiles.

21:26 In a joint statement, the Palestinian factions said they would  expand rocket fire to longer ranges.

21:33 A meeting of the Security Cabinet has been convened for Tuesday

21:41 A house in Ashkelon has been hit by a missile, municipal officials said.

21:42 Palestinian sources report that a house in Gaza City was hit by missiles fired by IAF jets.

21:57 The IDF confirmed that fighter jets destroyed the building housing the Hamas-run Al Aqsa-TV television station in Gaza City. The IDF said in a statement that Hamas was using the station to transmit operational messages to terrorist operatives in Gaza and the West Bank including orders to carry out terrorist attacks.

22:29 Some 300 rockets have been fired at Israel since Monday afternoon, the IDF said. Iron Dome air defense systems have intercepted dozens of rockets.

22:32 According to Palestinian reports, the Al Rahma tower in the west of Gaza City has been destroyed by IAF jets.

22:33 Sirens sound in Eshkol Regional Council

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