Ofir Gendelman is the Israeli Prime Minister's spokesman:
PM Netanyahu: the IDF is continuing to hit Hamas hard and is ready to expand the operation into Gaza #PillarOfDefense
Today's bombing in Tel Aviv is reminiscent of six years ago and could mark a serious escalation in the conflict.
A truce in Gaza suits all sides but none of the groups seem interested in a long-lasting solution.
A complex system of air defences has been instrumental in protecting Israel's population from incoming rockets.