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RT published this video item, entitled “Hamas fires rockets into Israel as tensions escalate” – below is their description.
Rockets have been fired at the city of Jerusalem for the first time since 2014.
Hamas has already claimed responsibility for the attack, which led to warning sirens sounding across the city.
The parliament building in Jerusalem was also evacuated.
Furthermore, Israeli armed forces claim an anti-tank missile was shot from Gaza towards Israel.
There have been no reported injuries so far.
This latest attack comes amid ongoing violent clashes in Jerusalem, as the city marked this year’s ‘Jerusalem Day’.
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In This Story: Israel
Israel, a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea, is regarded by Jews, Christians and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Its most sacred sites are in Jerusalem. Within its Old City, the Temple Mount complex includes the Dome of the Rock shrine, the historic Western Wall, Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Israel’s financial hub, Tel Aviv, is known for its Bauhaus architecture and beaches.