‘Pillar of Defense’ Update: 3 Israelis killed by rocket attack in city of Kiryat Malachi

Here’s an update, (Nov. 15, 10:25 Israeli time):

It was recently reported that three Israeli civilians were killed, and a baby critically injured, when rockets fired from Gaza hit two buildings in the city of Kiryat Malachi, a southern city about 20 km from Ashdod.

House in Kiryat Malachi hit by rocket fire which killed 3 Israelis
A: Kiryat Malachi


133 rockets have been fired from Gaza during the last 24 hours.

Sirens alerting residents of incoming rockets were heard in Ashkelon, Sderot, the Ashkelon Beach Regional Council, Gan Yavne and Gedera.

Since midnight, the Iron Dome has intercepted 13 rockets fired from Gaza into Israel, bringing the total of rockets shots down by the IDF to 40 since the beginning of the conflict.

Since the beginning of the operation, the IDF has struck approximately 100 terror targets.

This morning, the IDF dispersed leaflets above several locations in Gaza, warning local residents to stay away from Hamas and other terrorist organizations.

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