Also today, the Israeli cabinet approved a request that the IDF be permitted to call up as many as 40,000 reserves,. Activation has begun.
Code Red siren sounds in central Israeli cities, including Petah Tikva, Lod and Givatayim for first time since 2012 Gaza escalations; no injuries or damage reported.
Kassam rockets being fired from Gaza Strip [file] Photo: Nikola Solic / Reuters
The Iron Dome rocket defense system intercepted a projectile over Tel Aviv on Tuesday evening. No injuries or damage were reported.
Israeli television showed a double-burst of smoke in skies above Tel Aviv after air raid sirens sounded, sending residents running for shelter.
The Code Red siren sounded in all of Gush Dan, including the central Israeli cities of Petah Tikva, Lod and Givatayim.
It was the first Gaza rocket that reached Tel Aviv since Operation Pillar of Defense in 2012.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Tel Aviv Municipality was instructed to inspect and…
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