4 rockets hit south; IDF retaliates (YNetNews.Com -Yedioth Internet) Ilana Curiel Published: 02.24.12, 08:01)
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Rockets explode in Eshkol Regional Council, Shaar Hanegev. Air Force
thwarts rocket firing attempt, strikes two terror targets in Gaza
Air Force jets attacked two terror targets in the northern Gaza Strip
overnight on Friday in response to the firing of rockets at Israel.
The IDF Spokesperson´s Unit said that the forces carried out direct
hits. The strike occurred shortly after the IDF thwarted a rocket
firing attempt from northern Gaza.
At around 1 am the Air Force identified a terrorist cell that was
about to fire a rocket and hit it. Gaza sources reported that two
Palestinians were lightly hurt in the attack. On Thursday, a Qassam
rocket exploded in an open area at the Eshkol Regional Council. No
injuries or damage were reported.
Later in the night, at about 2:30 am, two rockets exploded in the
Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries or damage were reported.
Earlier, another incident was recorded when a rocket exploded in the
Shaar Hanegev Regional Council. No injuries or damage were reported.
Residents of the area said that the rocket exploded seconds after the
Color Red alarm was sounded and some did not manage to find shelter
in time. Elior Levy contributed to this report (Copyright 2012 ©
Yedioth Internet 02/24/12)
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