Gaza rocket-fire continues despite reports of ceasefire

30.10.2011                      02.Cheschwan. 5772                       Sommerzeit endet

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Gaza rocket-fire continues despite reports of ceasefire

Man killed in Ashkelon by rocket; 39 rockets, mortars are fired from Gaza in the past 24 hours, 11 since 7 a.m.; Iron Dome intercepts 2 rockets.

Egypt mediated a truce between Israel and Palestinian factions in Gaza, set to take effect at 6 a.m. on Sunday, according to reports from officials in Cairo; late Saturday night. Meanwhile, the deadly rocket fire continued into southern Israel. Islamic Jihad claimed not to have known about the ceasefire, Israel Radio reported. 
IDF spokeswoman Avital Leibovich said Sunday morning that 39 rockets and mortars had been fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip in the past 24 hours. Early Sunday morning, the Iron Dome rocket defense system intercepted two Grad rockets fired toward Gan Yavne….