45 rockets and mortars fired from Gaza on Israel

(JTA) – Residents of southern Israel spent the night running to bomb shelters and safe rooms as some 45 rockets and mortar shells were fired from Gaza.

The rockets were fired early Wednesday morning beginning about an hour after Israel Air Force jets fired on three military targets in a Hamas compound in the southern Gaza Strip “in response to the repeated launching of incendiary kites and balloons with explosive devices attached to them from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory,” the IDF Spokesmen’s Unit said. [Read more…]

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