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Rocket warning sirens sound in southern Israel during White House ceremony

16 Sep 2020 / 01:24 H.

    JERUSALEM, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza sounded in southern Israel on Tuesday as a ceremony was under way in Washington for the signing of agreements normalising relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

    The Israeli military said the alert was sounded in the coastal cities of Ashkelon and Ashdod. (Reporting by Jeffrey Heller)

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