Air raid sirens went off in the city, which is Israel’s commercial capital and about 45 miles north of the Gaza Strip. (July 8) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION – AP CLIENTS ONLY Tel Aviv, Israel – July 8, 2014 1. Long travelling shot of people running to shelter, UPSOUND: sirens 2. Smoke in sky from intercepted rocket, hit by Iron Dome missile defence system 3. Mid of traffic on street, UPSOUND: sirens blaring STORYLINE: Residents of Tel Aviv ran for shelter on Tuesday, as a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip was intercepted near the city, the military said. Air raid sirens went off in the city, which is Israel’s commercial capital and about 45 miles north of the Gaza Strip.
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The Israeli army has massed forces at the border and politicians have hinted at a ground invasion that would probably multiply the casualties. The last time troops were sent in, in 2009, more than 1,000 Palestinians and 13 Israelis died. In Sderot, an Israeli town a few miles from Gaza, an afternoon siren yesterday sent shoppers at the Victory supermarket racing to the shelter in the paper goods section, behind stacks of disposable diapers. More from Bloomberg.com: He’s the Top U.S. Mortgage Salesman. His Daughter Isn’t Buying It It was the fifth rocket alert of the day, and customers no longer panic at the rising and falling sound of the alarm, said Eli Saad, 56, manager of the fruit and vegetable department. “It’s crazy that this is how we live, but somehow you get used to it,” he said. One Israeli civilian was severely injured by a rocket yesterday, the first such casualty on the Israeli side this week.
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