Gas Station Rocket Explosion in Israel Partly Captured on Video

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July 11 2014 11:13 AM

Gas Station Rocket Explosion in Israel Partly Captured on Video

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The scene in Ashdod.

REUTERS/Avi Roccah

A rocket fired from Gaza hit a gas station in the Israeli city of Ashdod today, and the large resulting explosion was captured on security camera footage:

Here's video of the aftermath of the fire.

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Israeli strikes on Gaza have killed at least 92 people in recent days, the New York Times reports via Palestinian health officials. A 61-year-old Israeli was badly injured in the explosion in Ashdod, which is about 20 miles north of Gaza.

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