Photo: Shai Kamarini
Manal Azzam
Photo: Shai Kamarini
Rocket attack
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3 killed in rocket attacks on north
(VIDEO) Heavy barrages land in north: Mother of two killed in Mghar; two killed by rocket barrage in Majdel Krum; army reserves soldier seriously wounded near Kiryat Shmona

VIDEO - A number of rockets landed in the village of Mghar in the Galilee on Friday afternoon, killing 27 year-old mother of two Manal Azzam.


Later on Friday two Majdel Krum residents were killed when rockets fell on the northern village, located near Carmiel.


Rocket attack on Mghar village (Video: Shai Kamrini) (צילום: שי קמריני)


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The lethal barrages landed at 2:15 p.m. and at around 5:45 p.m.


Forty two people injured by the rocket barrages fired on Carmiel and Majdel Krum arrived at a Nahariya hospital. One of the wounded is listed in serious condition and he will apparently be transferred to Rambam Hospital in Haifa.


Another man sustained moderate injuries, 10 suffered light injuries from shrapnel and 30 people were treated for shock.


An army reserves soldier was seriously wounded when a rocket struck a community near Kiryat Shmona.


During Friday’s Hizbullah rocket attacks at northern Israel two civilians were seriously injured, three sustained moderate wounds and 45 suffered light injuries.


A total of 140 rockets were fired at northern Israel by 5 p.m.


Destruction in Carmiel (Photo: Ahiya Raved) 


Two buildings in Mghar suffered direct hits around 2:15 p.m. Police said the young woman was in her parents' kitchen when a rocket landed outside the house; she was killed by shrapnel that penetrated the home's exterior.


A week-and-a-half ago Mghar resident Daa Abbas, 15, was sitting in her living room watching TV with her mother and brother when a rocket hit the house, claiming her life.


A public building in Kiryat Shmona also suffered a direct hit.


Rockets were also fired at Carmiel, Safed, Nahariya and Akko.


Sirens were sounded in the Western Galilee, Rosh Pina, Tiberias, Binyamina and Zichron Yaakov. No rocket landings were reported in Binyamina and Zichron Yaakov.


Two rockets fired by Hizbullah landed in open fields in Kiryat Shmona, police said Friday morning.


At around 11:45 a.m. rockets fired from southern Lebanon landed in open fields near Nahariya.


Minutes later rockets landed in open fields near two villages in the Maalot area.


Around 1:10 p.m. two Katyusha rockets landed in Safed. No one was injured and no damage was reported.


Sharon Roffe-Ofir, Raanan Ben-Zur and Miri Chason contributed to this report 


First published: 04.08.06, 14:33
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