Israel: Four Hamas rockets intercepted near Tel Aviv

ITV News correspondent John Ray is in Tel Aviv:

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Hearing sirens again this morning in tel aviv. And the thump of explosions I assume is the iron dome missile defence battery

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Apparently four Hamas rockets down by the iron dome over tel aviv says IDF

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