Rocket sirens were heard in southern Israel Tuesday evening.
Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu was evacuated during a speech from an elections rally in Ashdod.
Live video from the speech shows Netanyahu talking at the podium when the sirens sounded, and chants of “Bibi! Bibi” could be heard as he is rushed from the room by security personnel.
The Mayor of Ashkelon Tomer Glam has ordered shelters open throughout the city.
The city’s spokesperson said that the Iron Dome system intercepted two rockets fired at the city.