Photo Credit: courtesy, Hof Ashkelon Region Security
Impact of a rocket in an agricultural field in the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council district launched from Gaza on Wednesday afternoon, September 11 2019.

UPDATE: 8:04 pm

Unconfirmed reports of rocket fire in southern Israeli territory Wednesday evening turned out to be just that — unconfirmed.

Advertisement



According to the IDF Spokesperson, the Red Alert incoming rocket siren warnings that sent thousands of Israeli families racing for cover across the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council district at around 7 pm Wednesday evening were “false alarms.”

At least three rockets were fired from the enclave at southern Israel earlier in the day, the IDF Spokesperson said.

A home in the Ashkelon Regional Council District sustained minor damage from one of the rockets, which exploded in the yard of the home, shooting out shrapnel and shattering a window in the house, according to Regional Council spokesperson Chen Greenberg.

A second rocket damaged a greenhouse in a community that was also located in the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council District, Greenberg said.

A third rocket landed in an “open area” near the community of Kibbutz Yad Mordechai.

Miraculously, no one was physically hurt in any of the attacks.

Advertisement

SHARE
Previous articleIsraelis Race for Cover in Ashkelon Coastal Region
Next articleSailing Aboard The Titanic: A Kosher Cruise?
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.