Saturday, November 10, 2012

10-Nov-12: 11:00pm update on the firing in southern Israel

Running for cover in Ashkelon tonight as Tzeva Adom missile
warning is heard [Source: AFP]  
Based on reports from Times of Israel, Ynet and other sources
  • Rocket fire barrages have been crashing into southern Israel for the past several hours. Media reports say twenty-four Qassam and GRAD rockets, as well as mortar shells, have been fired from northern Gaza so far tonight. 
  • The IDF's rocket talley for the evening hours of Saturday is 20 [source] so far
  • A car took a direct hit in a town in the Sha’ar Hanegev region adjacent to the Gaza Strip.
  • Schools have been ordered closed tomorrow (Sunday) in the town of Gan Yavne, and a decision about the neighbouring city of Ashdod will be made at first light tomorrow morning. 
  • Commercial traffic through the Kerem Shalom crossing from Israel into Gaza has been canceled until further notice.
  • A rocket crashed into the Ashkelon area while we were writing this post (11:10 pm). Numerous regions of southern Israel have heard Tzeva Adom incoming missile warnings in the last few minutes.
The night is not yet over.

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