6 mortar shells fired from Gaza hit western Negev

No injuries, damage reported as projectiles hit Eshkol regional council; earlier 4 shells fired, IDF patrol comes under fire near border fence.

March 18, 2011 17:09
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Six mortar shells fired into Israel by Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip hit near the security fence in the Eshkol regional council on Friday afternoon.

No injuries or damage was reported.

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Earlier Friday, four mortar shells fired from Gaza hit the western Negev, bringing the Friday total to ten mortar shells.

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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