Metula residents report hearing blast; unclear if rocket

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May 27, 2013 00:07

 
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Residents of the town of Metula, on the border with Lebanon, reported hearing a blast shortly before midnight on Monday.

The head of the Metula Regional Council, Herzl Boker, told Maariv that residents heard a projectile shriek past falling south of Metula.

"We haven't opened the bomb shelters, but we are ready," he said.

The IDF has launched a search of the area for a potential rocket blast site, though none has been found so far.

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