web analytics
February 19, 2017 / 23 Shevat, 5777
News & Views
Sponsored Post
koshwhere-countries Kosher Food is Going Global!

The Largest Worldwide Online Delivery Marketplace for Kosher Travelers!

Grad Rocket Found in Eilat Construction Site following Two Explosions

Printer-Ready Page Layout

Photo Credit: .

One rocket which had been fired Thursday morning, 15 minutes after midnight, at Eilat was located at a construction site in the city, reports Eilat police.

The rocket was found by three new immigrants from France who live near the site. “Based on the force of the explosion, we figured the missile probably fell near our house,” one of them, Yossi Atia, told Ma’ariv.

Some 800 residents called the police hotline to report the explosions.

“We searched for about fifty minutes until we found the tip of the missile, most of which was stuck in the ground,” described Attia. The three called police, which, together with the military and the fire department arrived to remove the missile.

Eilat Region Police Commander Ron Gertner confirmed that one Grad rocket fell in an area of new construction.

There were no injuries and no damage to property. Commander Gartner said that “it is estimated that rocket was fired from Sinai. The rocket fell on the side of a hill and sank into the ground.”

Jewish Press News Briefs

About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.

If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

Imported and Older Comments:

Current Top Story
Dr. Martin Sherman
INTO THE FRAY: Rift on the Right—over Sovereignty (cont.)

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/grad-rocket-found-in-eilat-construction-site-following-two-explosions/2012/04/05/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: