Renewed Gaza rocket fire strikes Israel, as escalation in south continues

11.03.2012                      17.Adar. 5772

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Renewed Gaza rocket fire strikes Israel, as escalation in south continues

Several hours of quiet broken by three rockets that exploded in southern Israel; Iron Dome has intercepted 25 of 27 rockets that it has targeted since Friday.

After several hours of quiet on Saturday morning, five rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel in the early afternoon, continuing the escalation of violence that began on Friday.
One of the rockets exploded in an open area near Be'er Sheva. Two fell in the Ramat Eshkol Regional Council, a fourth in the Ashkelon Beach region and a fifth in the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council. None caused injuries or damage….