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Palestinian in Gaza took advantage of stormy weather to fire rockets at large
southern cities over the weekend.
On Saturday, a Grad-type rocket was
launched in the direction of the Negev’s largest city, Beersheba, triggering air
raid sirens. Two other rockets exploded in fields in the farming districts of
the western Negev.
No one was injured and there was no damage.
upsurge in attacks began on Friday evening, when Palestinians fired projectiles
into the South, setting off sirens in Ashkelon.
Two rockets exploded in
the Eshkol farming region of, hitting open fields, according to
Last week, Ashkelon Regional Council head Yair Farjun told The
that Israel could not “tolerate” endless rocket attacks on
“It must be made clear to them [the terrorists] that there is
a price to this,” he said.
Also on Friday, Palestinians fired a
at soldiers stationed near the Gaza border fence, the
IDF Spokesman’s Office said.
No injuries were reported in the attack, but
the fence was damaged.
The terrorists set off a bomb on the Gaza side of
the border upon the arrival of IDF reinforcements. No injuries were reported in
the second explosion.Jerusalem Post staff contributed to this report.