Thursday, 18 March 2010

Man killed by rocket from Gaza, 5 rockets in 48 hours

Don't expect Joe, Hillary or Obama to call this an 'insult.' Obama's intifada?


A Qassam rocket exploded Wednesday evening in an open area between the southern city of Sderot and a kibbutz belonging to the Shaar Hanegev Regional Council. Two people suffered from shock.

A second rocket, fired at around 1 am, hit an open area north of Sderot. There were no reports of injuries or damage.

The Color Red rocket alert system was activated in Sderot before both explosions. Two people, including a child, were treated for shock by a Magen David Adom emergency crew.

A foreign man was fatally injured by the rocket and died from his injuries shortly afterwards; five rockets fired in the past 48 hours
A foreign civilian was killed on Thursday morning (Mar. 18) by a mortar shell that hit a hothouse in a kibbutz neighboring the Gaza Strip. The man was fatally injured by the strike of the rocket. A Magen David Adom ambulance team arrived at the scene and transferred the man to the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon. His death was pronounced shortly afterwards, when he died from his injuries.
On Wednesday night (Mar. 17), a Qassam rocket hit an open field north of Sderot; no injuries or damages were reported regarding this incident. In an earlier incident on the same evening, an additional Qassam rocket was fired at the Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council, as well as two more rockets on Tuesday (Mar. 16). No injuries or damages were reported regarding these rocket firings.