Gaza Rocket Fired at Israel (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gabe Kahn 04/23/12)
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Terrorists in Gaza fired a rocket into southern Israel on Monday
afternoon. It struck an open field causing no physical injuries or
"There was a rocket that was fired... No damage or injuries were
caused," Israel Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.
The IDF spokesman´s office confirmed a rocket had been fired. No
counter-strike has been reported.
In March, terror gangs in Gaza fired over 200 rockets into Israel
over a period of four days following the targeted killing of Popular
Resistance Committee leader Zuhir Musa Ahmed Qaisi and his deputy,
Mahmoud Ahmed Mahmoud Hanani.
Security officials say Qaisi and Hanani were targeted after it was
learned they were planning a repeat attack on southern Israel similar
to the cross-border attack from Sinai in August 2011 that killed
The Israeli counter-strikes targeting rocket launching cells
operating from densley populated civilian areas in Gaza killed 25, of
whom at least 21 were terrorists.
IDF commanders charged the terrorists were seeking to use civilians
as "human shields."
Critics say Israel´s aristrikes-for-rockets strategic posture vis-a-
vis Gaza has only served to perpetuate the poor security situation
endured by Israel´s southern communities.
Gaza terrorists have fired over 10,000 rockets and mortar shells into
Israel since 2001. In January, two such mortar shells contained white
Over 1 million Israelis live within range of Gaza´s rockets.
(IsraelNationalNews © 2012 04/23/12)
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