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Ceasefire? Three Rockets Fired At Ashkelon (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Elad Benari 06/21/12) Source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/157116#.T-PxExdo2uk
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Terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza fired three rockets towards the city of Ashkelon on Thursday evening, shortly before 11:00 p.m. local time.
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One of the rockets was intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system. Two other rockets exploded in open area near the city.
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There were no reports of physical injuries or damage.
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The latest rocket attacks come despite a so-called “cease-fire” announced by Hamas. The terror group said in a statement on Wednesday night that it was committed to stop this round of confrontation “in response to the Egyptian efforts to try and stop the aggression on our people.”
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The group claimed that no rockets would be fired “as long as (Israel) commits to stopping its crimes,” but that truce did not last long and two Grad missiles were fired at Ashkelon in the wee hours of the morning. Five short-range Qassam rockets were launched in an attack on the Eshkol Regional Council district at about 7:30 a.m.
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Terrorists launched another rocket attack on southern Israel Thursday afternoon, aiming at the Sha´ar HaNegev district.
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At around 1:30 p.m. a short-range Qassam rocket was fired by Gaza terrorists at the southern Israeli region. The rocket landed in an open area. No one was physically injured and no property damage was reported.
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At least 120 rockets have been fired from Gaza at southern Israel within a 72-hour period. Four Border Guard police officers were wounded, one seriously, in one of the attacks on Ashkelon earlier in the week. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 06/21/12)
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