49 mortar shells fired from Gaza hit western Negev

No injuries reported, one building damaged as as barrage of projectiles explode in Eshkol, Sedot Hanegev regional councils.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 19, 2011 09:26
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Forty-nine mortar shells were fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip and exploded in the Eshkol and Sedot Hanegev regional councils on Saturday morning.

One building was damaged in the mortar barrage but no other damages or injuries were reported.

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Police sappers were attempted to dispose of the ordinance.

On Friday, an additional ten mortar shells fired from Gaza hit the western Negev.

The projectiles landed in open areas, causing no casualties or damage.

In addition, an anti-tank missile was fired at IDF soldiers patrolling the security fence on the southern border with Gaza, Friday morning.

No injuries were reported and no damage was caused as a result.


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