Kassam rocket hits Sha'ar HaNegev; no injuries

As Pessah holiday draws in, rocket from Gaza lands in open area; sirens sounded prior to the projectile landing; no damage reported.

By DEBRA KAMIN
April 18, 2011 15:08
A rocket being fired from the Gaza Strip

Kassam rocket being fired from Gaza Strip 311 (R). (photo credit: REUTERS/Darren Whiteside)

 
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A Kassam rocket fired from the Gaza Strip exploded in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council Monday afternoon.

Warning sirens sounded prior to the rocket landing.

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Police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld confirmed that the rocket landed near a kibbutz in the area.

No injuries or damage were reported.

The South has experienced a relative calm for over a week since a tense ceasefire with Hamas was brokered.

Last Friday, two Grad rockets exploded separately in the cities of Ashkelon and Ashdod overnight.



No casualties or damages were reported.

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