The armed wing of the Palestinian resistance group Hamas issued an ultimatum to Israeli authorities: to withdraw the police from the Temple Mount and the Sheikh Jarrah area in Jerusalem by 6 pm local time, as well as to release all Palestinians detained during the recent clashes.
After the fixed time, militants of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group reportedly launched about 30 rockets from the Gaza Strip towards Israel. Sirens were heard in Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh.
An ATGM targeted a civilian vehicle. One person was injured.
The IDF claimed the interception of one of 7 rockets fired at Jerusalem. The rest allegedly fell in open areas, one of them targeted the village of Beit Nekofa. Member of the Israeli parliament were evacuated from the Knesset buildings in Jerusalem.
However, several videos show that a number of rockets targeted civilian areas.
UPDATE: Salafi-jihadist unit of the Nasser Salah al-Din Brigades published a video claiming responsibility for launching missiles at Sderot. Meanwhile, Saraya al-Quds, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement, claimed responsibility for an ATGM missile attack on an Israeli vehicle near the northern Gaza Strip.
Fire broke out on the Temple Mount right in the center of Jerusalem, the trees are burning.
In response, an IDF UAV was launched towards Gaza. The strike reportedly resulted in death of at least 9 civilians, 3 of them were children.
Meanwhile, bloody clashes continued in Jerusalem all day long:
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