Islamic Jihad unveils underground rocket launcher used to target Israel

Palestinian terror group displays apparatus it says was used to fire projectiles at Israel.

By YASSER OKBI, JPOST.COM STAFF
March 13, 2014 14:03
gaza

Islamic Jihad underground rocket launcher. (photo credit: screenshot)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again



Islamic Jihad's military wing, the al-Quds Brigades unveiled on Thursday morning an advanced, underground rocket launcher the group claimed it used in their campaign to fire projectiles toward Israel. 

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


On Wednesday, the terror group claimed responsibility for a large-scale rocket attack on southern Israel. According to the IDF, Palestinian militants fired more than 60 projectiles at Israeli communities near the border with the coastal enclave. 


Al-Quds Brigades claimed it had fired more than 130 rockets and mortar shells at Israel in the attack. 


Related Content

People walk in front of banners with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during preparations for
July 17, 2018
Egypt targets social media, journalists with new law

By REUTERS