|Fields in southern Israel's Eshkol region this afternoon [Image Source]. The terrorist groups|
compete with each other in the frequency of their indiscriminate rocket firing; no one has the slightest
concern that they are about to run out of missiles. In fact, their holdings are vast.
Haaretz quotes an assertion made by Hamas - evidently in some public relations panic about being left behind in the action - that its rocket crews fired ten rockets today. It says they were long-range Grads which are a performance step up from the more customary Qassams.
The IDF has said its forces are in action, but unlike the pressure on the Gazan Palestinian Arabs, the Israeli defence forces have no compelling need to shout about their weapons or their hits.