Israel Gaza Strip Escalation of Hostilities. Ashkelon, Israel.
Ashkelon, Israel. 5th May, 2019. Journalists, IDF and police personnel and family take shelter as a 'red alert' siren indicates incoming rockets, at the home of Moshe Agadi, 58, married and father of four, Israel's first casualty in this round of hostilities, after being critically injured by shrapnel in his chest and abdomen. One of over 600 rockets fired into Israel from the Hamas controlled Gaza Strip in less than 48 hours landed in the yard, killing Agadi and damaging two homes. Credit: Nir Alon/Alamy Live News.