Israel was interrupted by an air strike warning after a rocket attack and Prime Ministers speech.

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 Israel was interrupted by an air strike warning after a rocket attack and Prime Ministers speech.


On the evening of the 10th local time, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu was speaking on the stage when an air raid alarm interrupted his speech, and Netanyahu was immediately evacuated to a safe area.

Drawings of the evacuation scene from the Israeli Times

Russian news agency quoted a statement issued by the Israel Defense Forces 10 that day, the southern Israeli city of Ashklon and Ashdod were attacked by two rockets from the Gaza Strip, but were intercepted by the Israeli iron dome defense system. The statement added that there were nearly 500,000 Israelis in the rocket attack area, including Prime Minister Netanyahu, who was giving a campaign speech that day.

Reported further that after the speech was interrupted by air raid alarms, Netanyahu, under the guidance of security personnel, withdrew from the rostrum to a safe area. Netanyahu also called on members of the Likud group who participated in the campaign rally to remain calm. Reportedly, a few minutes later, the Israeli Prime Minister returned to the stage to continue his campaign speech.

Russias Source quoted the Israel Times 10 reports that in this incident, no one was hit by rockets, only a 46-year-old woman suspected of being frightened and sent to hospital.

Source of this article: Global Network Responsible Editor: Liu Yuxin_NBJS7825