3 mortar shells land in Sha'ar Hanegev area

January 8, 2011 15:18

Three mortar shells fired by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza landed in a kibbutz in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council, seriously injuring two people.

One shell struck a building housing agricultural workers. The wounded people were rushed to the Soroka Medical Center in Beersheva. 

The injured are said to be foreign workers employed to carry out agricultural work.

One man was moderately to seriously injured with shrapnel wounds to his chest and the second man was injured with shrapnel wounds to his leg. 

A third foreign worker was evacuated to hospital suffering from light injuries due to shrapnel.

A number of people suffered shock as a result of the attack.

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