Friday, August 19, 2011
19-Aug-11 Overnight rocket barrage on southern Israel
says Ynet). Rockets were fired at Beer Sheba, and into the Sdot Negev and Shaar Hanegev regions (exact details are avoided for security reasons). A rocket landed in an open area near Beer Sheba after the air raid siren sounded throughout the city. The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted two rockets out of 4 fired at the city of Ashkelon; the other two exploded in open spaces. Overall there are so far no reports of injuries or damage. More details to come.