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11/15/2012 12:02 pm ET Updated Jan 15, 2013

Tel Aviv Rocket Attack: Islamic Jihad Claims Responsibility For Rocket Fired At Tel Aviv

GAZA, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said on Thursday it had fired a rocket that reportedly hit Israel's commercial centre Tel Aviv.

The group, based in the Gaza Strip, said it had fired a Fajr 5 rocket. "We have widened the range of the battle to reach Tel Aviv and what is coming will be greater," it said in a statement.

Minutes earlier, sirens sounded in Tel Aviv and Israel's Army Radio reported a missile strike.

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