Two rockets land in Eilat area

No injuries reported; authorities are trying to determine source of fire.

April 22, 2010 12:09
Two rockets land in Eilat area

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Two rockets fired from the Sinai Peninsula landed in the southern city of Eilat and the adjacent Jordanian port of Aqaba early Thursday morning. No injuries were reported.

Authorities are currently trying to locate their point of impact and determine the source of fire.

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In 2005 a rocket fired from Jordan landed next to the Eilat airport and two others missed a US Navy vessel docked at the nearby Jordanian port of Aqaba. No one was reported hurt.

A group linked with Al Qaida claimed responsibility for the attack.

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