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A massive surprise attack on Israel in the south of the country by Hamas terrorists has left a rising death toll approaching 100, with over 700 injured.
Terror cells from the Gaza group have infiltrated a number of communities in the south of the country.
In addition, thousands of rockets have been fired at the center and south.
Hamas has claimed to have taken a number of hostages from Israel to the Gaza Strip. There has been no confirmation from Israel.
The assault has been ongoing since approximately 6:30 a.m.
The death toll is expected to rise, reports Times of Israel.