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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed from the stage at a campaign rally Tuesday after rocket sirens began blaring overhead.
Video shows Netanyahu’s security pushing him out of the auditorium in the Israeli city of Ashdod, which is located about 30 kilometers (18 miles) from the northern border of the Gaza Strip.
The Israel Defense Forces said the rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip. It retaliated by striking 15 targets in Gaza overnight.
The incident follows an announcement made earlier Tuesday, in which Netanyahu said Israel would annex portions of the West Bank if he is reelected.
Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government in May, forcing Israel into unprecedented snap elections slated for September 17.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday was rushed off the stage during an election campaign rally after sirens began blaring indicating that a rocket had just been launched in the region.

In a video posted to Twitter by Kahn News reporter Amichai Stein, Netanyahu is seen being whisked away by his security detail during a campaign speech in the coastal city of Ashdod, which is located about 30 kilometers (18 miles) from the northern border of the Gaza Strip.

ISRAEL: 2 Rockets launched from Gaza towards Ashdod, Ashkelon: Israeli PM Netanyahu being evecuated from stage during an election rally in Ashdod, after sirens were heard (vid: Yechiel Iloz) pic.twitter.com/lCwdXygMT6

— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) September 10, 2019

Rocket sirens begin blaring overhead as Netanyahu told crowds to evacuate the space.

In another clip posted by Stein, security guards direct Netanyahu out of the room as crowds chant “Bibi! Bibi,” an affectionate nickname often used by his supporters.

& another video of Netanyahu being evecuated (video: Yechiel Iloz) https://t.co/AZ73nbEI6g

Source:: Business Insider

      

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