ISIS takes responsibility for rockets fired from Sinai over Eilat

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 9, 2017 07:17




Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday morning for firing four rockets into Israel.

On Wednesday night, the rockets were fired from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt into the bordering Israeli city of Eilat.

The IDF Southern Command said that four projectiles were fired from Egypt and three were intercepted by the Iron Dome.

No injuries or damage were reported.  At least four people were treated for shock in Eilat's Yoseftal hospital. 

The rockets that were not intercepted struck in open areas around the city.


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