Photos: Israel Under Fire

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More than 800 rockets have hit Israel since Operation Pillar of Defense began on Nov. 14, striking houses and schools and other civilian areas; five Israelis have been killed from rocket fire.

While residents of southern Israel have gotten used to frequent rocket alarms in recent years, those living in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem have also had to run for shelter in recent days as Hamas’ long-range rockets were speeding toward them.

The following photos will give a glimpse of what life in Israel has been like in recent days: