Rocket-warning sirens blare in Jerusalem, several explosions heard

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JERUSALEM, May 9 (Reuters) - Rocket-warning sirens sounded in Jerusalem on Monday and several explosions were heard, minutes after an ultimatum from Gaza's ruling Hamas group for Israel to withdraw forces from two flashpoints in the city went into effect.

Hamas claimed responsibility for a rocket strike. There were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties.

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