Photo: Meir Ohayon
Photo: Meir Ohayon

Gaza rocket fire at Negev resumes

Rocket or mortar shell launched from Gaza Strip hits Eshkol Regional Council; no injuries or damage reported

Western Negev suffered another in a series of shootings Thursday as a rocket or mortar shell was launched from the Gaza Strip and exploded in an open area at the Eshkol Regional Council.


No injuries or damage were reported. There was no red alert siren sounded in the area prior to the explosion.


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The IDF killed a senior terrorist in north Gaza Tuesday for the first time since Operation Pillar of Defense .


According to Israeli security officials, the terrorist, a Salafi who belongs to Global Jihad, orchestrated the recent rocket attack on Eilat, Israel's southernmost city.



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