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Missile Fire Strikes Golan Heights

Hamas terrorists are firing missiles that reach the entire country at this point.
An Israeli Iron Dome defense system missile intercepts a rocket fired from Gaza .

An Israeli Iron Dome defense system missile intercepts a rocket fired from Gaza .
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Hamas terrorists fired a fresh barrage of missiles late Monday afternoon while an attack from Syria hit the Golan Heights.

The attacks began with a barrage fired at metropolitan Tel Aviv in the central Dan region, followed five minutes later by another at metro Be’er Sheva in the Negev. Barely a minute later, missile fire from Syria was aimed at the Ramat HaGolan.

Hundreds of thousands of residents went racing for shelter in the suburbs of Ramat Gan, Bnei Brak, Givat Shmuel, Petach Tikvah, Givatayim, and as far north as the city of Herzliya.

At least four missiles landed in open areas in the Gush Dan region, where the ‘city that never sleeps’ is located – but no specific location has yet been released.

One of the missiles was intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, indicating it was headed directly for a populated area.

Barely five minutes later, Arab, Druze and Jewish residents of Israel’s Negev region were running for shelter.

The sound of the Color Red incoming rocket alert siren sent Druze residents of the village of Majdal Shams racing for cover, while their neighbors just a few kilometers down the road did the same in Jewish communities around the Golan Heights.

At least one rocket was intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system over Be’er Sheva, and two others exploded in open areas on the outside of the city.

In the Golan Heights, at least one missile exploded in an open area near a kibbutz. No one was physically injured, but a fire broke out in the field.

Hamas has claimed responsibility for the attacks in the metro Tel Aviv area, but at present it appears the missile fire aimed at the Golan Heights emanated from across the northern border in Syria. As with the missile fire originating from Lebanon, the attack raises the spectre of an additional front in the current conflict.

About the Author: Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.


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15 Responses to “Missile Fire Strikes Golan Heights”

  1. Why can’t I share this??

  2. Is Hamas trying to hit Damascus?

  3. God bless, Israel. Destroy the evil enemies of the state of Israel, and do not let humankind deceive, themselves. Praying from Norway with all my love in Christ Our Savior. Amen #RememberOurBoys

  4. God bless, Israel. Destroy the evil enemies of the state of Israel, and do not let humankind deceive, themselves. Praying from Norway with all my love in Christ Our Savior. Amen #RememberOurBoys

  5. DC Cohen says:

    i can see the mossad has its bird watching everything

  6. Black Ali there no such Satan.we fighting terror.

  7. rockets on Golan not Gaza from Syria.we not sure if it’s stray or not it happens before.

  8. Davide Riccardo Romano please try in English even if not so Goode

  9. All out war!
    Had anybody addressed Hamas terrorists@the UN or EU or Russia?

  10. Muntazir Ahmad you probably belive in all the photos of well directed pictures.don’t you think photos in that nature will be published for the wold to see?that’s the perfect Moslem propaganda they are the best no other country can beat.I thoughybyou were intelligent I retract that you not.just another fool who believe hogwash.the world knw Jews don’t do such acts.Moslems do.there are 12 Moslems terrorists groups the rest of the world ZERO.think.

  11. AiJaz AhMad you just another stupid idiot full stop.

  12. David Cohen says:

    Michael Stein,.You know the only one’s who always get censured by the UN is Israel.

  13. more and more sophisticated and more dangerous, another added incentives for Israel not to yield to the call for ceasefire till business is done.

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