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Gaza rocket fire hits new heights: 168 launched in one day

Overcoming previous record of 154 rockets during last operation, Gaza militants launch more than 150 rocket at Israel since last midnight; IDF recalls 2,000 reservists from leave; 60 targets attacked in Strip.

Yoav Zitun
Latest Update: 08.20.14, 23:44 / Israel News

Gaza militants resumed their rocket fire campaign against Israel on Wednesday, with at least 168 rockets launched at Israel since last midnight. Rockets were fired at central Israel Wednesday evening, and over 35 missiles exploded in Eshkol Regional Council in the south, which was the central target for Gaza militants throughout the day. Some 23 rockets were intercepted by Iron Dome.