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4 Dead, 9 Wounded in Eshkol Rocket Attack

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Update: Of the four dead and nine wounded in the shelling attack on the Eshkol Regional Council district, one were actually residents of Eshkol, according to the IDF. Israelis are now being warned to stay away from the Gaza border, including volunteers who have been streaming to the area to distribute food and snacks to IDF soldiers.

7:17pm Sha’ar HaNegev residents warned to remain indoors, in their homes.

6:45pm Four are confirmed dead in deadly mortar attack on the Eshkol Regional Council district.

6:29pm Nine wounded arrive at Be’er Sheva’s Soroka Medical Center. Most are in serious to critical condition. There are also deaths reported in the Hamas rocket attack on the Eshkol region.

6:15pm Channel 2 confirms there are numerous casualties in the Eshkol region rocket attack about 30 minutes ago.

4 seriously, 3 moderate, 3 light.

6:10pm Eshkol Region Municipal Leader: Civilian Non Residents should NOT visit the Eshkol region to give out food and supplies to IDF — you are endangering your lives.

6:05pm Soroka Medical Center in Be’er Sheva: Waiting to receive critically and seriously wounded from Hamas rocket strike in Eshkol region. Emergency trauma rooms on alert with surgical staff streaming in.

6:00pm Breaking News Update: Eshkol region – 10 Israelis wounded in apparent mortar attack from Gaza – 4 in critical condition. 3 in serious, 3 moderate. Medivac Helicopters to evacuate wounded. Magen David Adom (Emergency Medical Services) Mobile ICU ambulances on scene with paramedics and doctors treating wounded.

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12 Responses to “4 Dead, 9 Wounded in Eshkol Rocket Attack”

  1. pray for their swift recovery

  2. nedají pokoj a nedají pokoj,dokud nedostanou na prdel a hodně.

  3. Truly Horrible!! Why isn’t the UN Security Council (and President Obama) condemning this attack???

  4. Mary L Smith says:

    Israel needs to block out world opinion and do what is best for its citizens. I stand with Israel. Defend your people!

  5. Praying for the protection of Israel.

  6. Yes, Israel, forget what wicked rulers and wicked people say, fight this war for Israel, do not hold back from reclaiming your land and ridding your God-given land of it’s enemies! The wicked of the world will never support you, no matter how right you are. The righteous of the world, however, are already with you, locked arm in arm, in prayer and supplication~ Israel, the greatest blessing on earth! From you, God has blessed every nation, tribe, and tongue! In you, the Lord has shown His wonders and great mercies, as well as His terrible judgments to those who would not walk in His ways….. His ways are pleasant ways and all His paths peace. Israel, the beautiful land, the diadem in the hand of your God, the joy of all the earth, our hearts joy with you, they also break with you, they sing with you, they also weep with you, they cheer for you, but they curse all those who seek your destruction! May your enemies, O Israel, we like refuse in the streets, be gone as if they were never born, be silenced forever, and be banished from the land in an instant!…. The Lord bless you, <3 Israel <3 , and keep you; the Lord make His face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you. The Lord lift up His countenance; the Lord make His face to shine upon you!

  7. שמע ישראל יהוה אלוהינו יהוה אחד , ברוך שם כבוד מלכותו לעולם ועד .

  8. May Hamas rot in hell!

  9. I’ know is sad for civilized world the death of humans beings, but the right thing for Israel to do is protect our people and get rid of any potencial danger.

  10. Hamas investing money in gaza for digging tunnel and keep more weapons instead of building school to educate their citizen but poor citizen of gaza forcing by hamas to joint terrorist and end up their life as just a terrorist.instead of educating them for their good future.thats why most of the people living in that area just holy know how to kill because thats the only educcuation they learn from hamas not like in the philippines.our country is poor but we are 99 percent well educated in all aspect of education.

  11. But that’s ok, right?

  12. But that’s ok, right?

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