Bibi Spirited Away from Rally Due to Gaza Rockets

As Prime Minister Netanyahu campaigned in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod, rockets from Gaza disrupted the event. The Times of Israel’s Judah Ari Gross reports that the Israeli premier was hurried away during his speech when terrorist rockets were launched at Israel:

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was forced to seek shelter during a campaign event in Ashdod Tuesday night as rockets fired from Gaza threatened the southern Israeli city.

At least two rockets were shot at Ashdod and nearby Ashkelon. Both were intercepted by the Iron Dome air defense system, according to the Israel Defense Forces…

In an extraordinary scene captured on video, Netanyahu can be seen being whisked away from the stage by a gaggle of security guards as sirens sound.

“Leave quietly,” Netanyahu told the crowd before walking off the stage.

He returned minutes later to resume his speech…

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