Rockets hit Kiryat Shmona, Sunday
Photo: Niv Calderon

Rockets hit Kiryat Shmona

No rockets fired at north Monday morning, but several Katyushas located in city later in afternoon. On Sunday, Hizbullah breaks record by firing about 100 rockets at city, causing heavy damage to streets, buildings

Day 20: Several rockets fired at Israel were located Monday afternoon in open areas in one of the kibbutzim near Kiryat Shmona. There were no reports of injuries or damage.


The police on Monday morning announced that no rockets were fired at the Galilee panhandle, and that the blasts heard in Kiryat Shmona were part of exchanges of fire along the northern border.


A quiet tension prevailed along the border since Sunday at around 8 p.m. and not rockets were fired at the communities.


Earlier, the police reported that a barrage of four rockets was fired at the north on Monday morning, hitting open areas in Kiryat Shmona. The report was apparently false.


On Sunday, Hizbullah broke a record by firing more than 150 rockets at northern communities and causing heavy damage. About 100 of the rockets landed in Kiryat Shmona and caused a lot of damage in the city streets.


Forty-seven people were hurt as a result of the rockets fired at the north Sunday – one sustaining moderate wounds, eight sustaining light wounds and 38 who suffered from shock.


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