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'The Rocket Fell Through the Living Room'

As more than 100 rockets were launched by Gazan terrorists today, thousands of Israelis had their lives upended as they rushed to bomb shelters and waited for the worst. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross tells us one such story, of a woman in Ashkelon whose home was struck by a terrorist projectile:

A woman whose Ashkelon home was hit by a rocket from the Gaza Strip on Monday night described the moments of fear as the projectile came through her living room roof with an “unforgettable” blast, as some residents of southern Israel fumed over what they described as a weak Israeli response to the spiraling violence emanating from the coastal enclave.

According to the Israel Defense Forces, more than 200 projectiles were fired at Israel on Monday afternoon and evening, triggering sirens in Israeli communities close to the Gaza Strip, in the city of Beersheba and even as far away as the Dead Sea and the West Bank’s Hebron Hills...

“I was sitting and watching television, there was a siren and I went into the fortified room,” Ruti Mozgorshvili, whose Ashkelon home was hit, told the Walla news site. “The rocket fell through the living room, I didn’t even get a chance to close the safe room’s window.

“There was total darkness because of a power outage,” she said. “I heard a strong boom, which was unforgettable.” When she exited the room, “I heard people yelling, ‘get outside, get outside,'” Mozgorshvili said.

“Afterward, I understood that my home was damaged,” she said...

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