Palestinians fire 5 mortar shells from Gaza; none hurt

Two shells land in open fields in Eshkol Regional Council area, 3 fall within Palestinian areas of Strip; no damage reported.

October 25, 2010 12:35
Mortar shells fired from the Gaza Strip

mortars from gaza hamas 298. (photo credit: AP [file])


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Palestinians in the Gaza Strip fired five mortar shells into Israel on late Sunday morning, causing no injuries or damage.

Two of the shells landed in open areas in the Eshkol Region, and three landed in open areas within the Strip.

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Eshkol Regional Council head files UN complaint over mortar fire

The attacks came after three mortar shells fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel exploded on Sunday evening, with one landing in an open field in the Eshkol Regional Council. The other two exploded in Gaza. No injuries or damage were reported in the attack.

On Thursday afternoon, a mortar shell landed in an open field in the Eshkol Regional Council near Gaza. None were injured in the attack and no damage was reported.

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