Fourth Kassam hits Western Negev

None hurt at rockets hit open areas; 14 reportedly hurt in Gaza air strike.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 20, 2010 08:02
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Fourth Kassam hits Western Negev

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A Kassam rocket launched by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip hit an open area in the Sha'ar Hanegev region on Saturday evening.

The rocket was the fourth projectile to hit Israel's South on Saturday. No one was hurt and no damage was reported in any of the attacks.

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Earlier Saturday, a 'Color Red' early-warning siren was sounded in Ashkelon and in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council by mistake. The false alarm was a result of a technical problem.

Overnight Friday, fourteen Palestinians were reportedly wounded when the IAF struck several targets in the Dahaniya airport in the southern Gaza Strip in response to rocket attacks.

Two of the men were reportedly in serious condition.

The military confirmed carrying out an air strike, saying it had targeted a Hamas facility.

On Thursday afternoon a Kassam rocket exploded in an open area in the western Negev, without causing casualties or damage.

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On the previous night, IAF aircraft struck six targets in Gaza in response to a Kassam attack that killed a foreign worker in Netiv Ha'asara Thursday. The army said it struck three smuggling tunnels on the Egyptian border, a weapons production facility and two tunnels intended for infiltration into Israel to carry out attacks. Two Palestinians were reportedly wounded in the strikes.

Israeli security officials believe the recent rocket attacks have not been carried out by Hamas, but the organization – which controls Gaza – is seen as responsible for not preventing them.

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