Third Gaza Rocket Attack Strikes Sderot (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Chana Ya´ar 06/18/12)
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A third rocket attack launched at southern Israel from Gaza Monday
evening exploded in the town of Sderot. The short-range Qassam rocket
landed in an open area of the town, about 15 seconds after the Color
Red incoming missile alert system was activated.
No one was physically injured, although a number of residents who
suffer from PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) had trauma symptoms
re-triggered by the attack. No property damage was reported,
The attack marked the third such rocket launch aimed at southern
Israel on Monday alone. An earlier attack targeted the Ashkelon
coastal region. IAF pilots struck a terrorist cell just as they were
preparing to launch another rocket attack at civilian targets in
southern Israel, also on Monday night.
The attacks coincided with the visit of Mosab Hassan Yousef, the son
of the founder of the Hamas terrorist organization that currently
rules the Gaza region, who is currently in Israel as a guest of
Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara. Yousef addressed a special gathering of
Israel´s Knesset earlier Monday.
The younger Yousef decided while in an Israeli prison more than a
decade ago that he had had enough of watching Arabs slaughter and
mistreat other Arabs. Instead, he agreed to work as an undercover
agent for the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet), code name “The Green
After 10 years, Yousef subsequently left government service,
converted to Christianity and moved to the United States to begin a
new life. His story became public when he published his book, “Son of
Hamas,” a tome that prompted his family to disown him.
(IsraelNationalNews © 2012 06/18/12)
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