1 Injured as Rocket Hits Downtown Netivot (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gavriel Queenann 03/13/12)
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Gaza terrorists fired a rocket into downtown Netivot around 21:30
(GMT+2) on Tuesday evening.
Magen David Adom reported that one person was lightly injured after
being hit in the hand by flying glass. 11 people suffered shock.
The attack came just hours after a pair of rockets slammed into the
Ashkelon beaches. No physical injuries were reported in that attack.
At least seven rockets were fired into Israel earlier in the day
despite a cease-fire brokered between Israel and Gaza´s terror
factions by Egypt.
The attacks come as residents in Israel´s south are prepare to resume
their normal routines on Wednesday with a return to work and school.
Islamic Jihad, a terror faction heavily involved in recent rocket
attacks on Israeli communities, has said it will not honor any truce
that does not include Israel´s promise to halt targeted killings of
During four days of hostilities terror groups fired more than 200
rockets at Israeli civilians, while the IAF responded by targeting
the cells firing the rockets – killing 27 Gazans, of whom 25 were
The IDF laid the blame for civilian casualties at the door of the
terror gangs, noting they were firing rockets from deep within
densley populated civilian areas and using civilians as human shields.
IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz, who previously called for a major
ground incursion into Gaza to root out the terror infrastructure
there, promised "Quiet for quiet and fire against fire,” after the
cease-fire was declared. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 03/13/12)
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