Beersheba residents hunker down for long night

15.11.2012                      01.Kislew. 5773                       Rosch Chodesch

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Beersheba residents hunker down for long night

“Our kids are afraid to stay home or go to sleep," says mother.

Mother of three Tal Benaim from Beersheba didn’t expect to get any sleep on Wednesday night, the first night of the IDF’s Operation Pillar of Defense in the Gaza Strip.
On Wednesday night a rocket landed meters away from her apartment in an impoverished neighborhood, where none of the apartment blocks appear to have any bomb shelters or safe rooms to speak of. Benaim said when the Code Red rocket siren went off, she and her kids ran to the building’s concrete stairwell, all of which was open and offered scant protection….