November 15, 2012
200 More Rockets Fired at Israel, Three Israelis Dead
Gaza terrorists continued to fire rockets into southern Israel on Thursday morning killing three people and injuring two others in Kiryat Malachi. More than 200 rockets have been fired from Gaza into the South in the 24 hours after the IDF launched a campaign Wednesday to root out the terror infrastructure in the coastal territory, beginning with the targeted killing of Ahmed Jabari, the chief of Hamas's military wing.Hat Tip: Gerald.
MDA paramedics treated five wounded people at the site of the Kiryat Malachi attack, in which a rocket hit a four-story building. Three people were pronounced dead on the scene and two others were suffering moderate injuries, including a baby.
Hamas firing at Israel...
Terrorists from the Al-Quds Brigades, a radical Jihadist group operating from the Gaza Strip, are firing rockets at Israel from within urban living areas in Gaza. The video, uploaded only yesterday to the official Al-Quds channel, asserts the repeated and unapologetic use of the "human shield" tactics by terror organizations operating from Gaza.
Israeli strikes on Gaza...
There are reports that Egypt is massing forces in the Northern Sinai, and that Israel is responding by adding to its border defense. Its unclear if Egypts efforts are to suppress terrorist activity in Sinai. US news reports that President Obama is in contact with both Egypt and Israel in an effort to broker a peace deal.
NPR described the violence as "Aggression" which gives you an indication of how they intend to portray the conflict which came about after days and days of Hamas rocket fire into Israel since the US election.
Update by SH: Rockets hit near Tel Aviv: Air raid sirens in Tel Aviv for first time since 1991 Gulf War @IDFSpokesperson: "A few minutes ago, sirens in Tel Aviv sent residents running for shelter. We can confirm that no rockets struck in the area"
IDF Spokesman Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai says that no rockets landed on the ground in the greater Tel Aviv area. He added that “tonight is not expected to be quiet.”