A mortar shell fired from the Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning landed near several childrens' school buildings in a Sha'ar Hanegev regional council kibbutz, some 30 minutes prior to the students' scheduled arrival.
One of the buildings sustained light damage, and no injuries were reported. The school building impacted by the mortar was reinforced only at the roof and not at the side walls, like other protected buildings in the area.RELATED:Kassam damages building in Negev Kassam destroys factory in Negev‘Yes to coriander, no to Kassams’
Security officials decided to let
school continue as usual. Children will remain in the reinforced
buildings and will not play in the exterior yard in the following hours.
are operating on the eve of Rosh Hashana and Friday as usual.
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