Grad rockets slam into Ashdod, Gedera

Terrorists launch 31 rockets into Israel, causing damages, lightly injuring 2 in Ashdod; Palestinians: 5 killed by IAF.

By BY YAAKOV LAPPIN, JPOST.COM STAFF
March 12, 2012 15:44
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Damage from Kassam

Damage from Kassam 390. (photo credit: YAAKOV LAPPIN)

A Grad rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed in the Gedera area on Monday, marking the northern-most point hit by terrorists in the current round of escalation that began Friday and has included the launching of some 200 rockets by terrorists targeting southern Israel. A subsequent blast hit a residential area of Ashdod causing extensive damage to homes and lightly injuring two people.

The Grad, which struck in the Gedera area, was one of 31 rockets fired into Israel on Monday. Some damage was caused to a structure in the attack.