Wednesday, October 24, 2012

24-Oct-12: Dozens of rockets pounding southern Israel

Ongoing reports from the south say wave after wave of terrorist rockets have been crashing into residential neighbourhoods as well as open fields in southern Israel since about 5 this morning. Times of Israel says "dozens... landing in the Eshkol, Shaar Hanegev and Hof Ashkelon" regions. Ynet says the Iron Dome system has already intercepted several rockets heading into the city of Ashkelon but the IDF has not confirmed this. Schools are suspended this morning in the Eshkol and Shaar Hanegev regional councils. More details shortly.

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