4 Rockets Fired at Israel

Stand for Israel  |  January 15, 2020

An Israeli interception missile from the Iron Dome defence system, is fired above the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon on November 13, 2019, to intercept incoming short-range rockets launched from the Palestinian Gaza Strip. - Two more Palestinians were killed in the morning in an Israeli strike in the Gaza Strip, the enclave's health ministry said, as Israel said it was targeting rocket-launching squads and militant sites. The deaths brought the Gaza toll to 18 people killed since an exchange of fire began on November 12 with an Israeli targeted strike on an Islamic Jihad commander sparking retaliatory rocket launches (Photo by GIL COHEN-MAGEN / AFP) (Photo by GIL COHEN-MAGEN/AFP via Getty Images)

There was a brief period of calm on Israel’s southern border. But terrorists in Gaza began their rocket attacks again today. The Times of Israel’s Judah Ari Gross reports that four mortar shells were launched into Israel on Wednesday morning:

Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired four mortar shells toward southern Israel on Wednesday afternoon, causing neither injury nor damage, the military said.

Two of the incoming projectiles were intercepted by the military’s Iron Dome air defense system. The other two appeared to strike open fields in Israel’s Sha’ar Hanegev region, east of northern Gaza…

“Four launches were detected from the territory of the Gaza Strip toward Israeli territory. Aerial defense soldiers intercepted two of the launches,” the military said in a statement.

The attack triggered sirens in the Israeli communities of Sa’ad, Kfar Aza and Nahal Oz, sending hundreds of residents rushing to bomb shelters.

This round of mortar fire came three days after alarms also sounded in Nahal Oz, apparently due to heavy machine gun fire from the coastal enclave…

We pray that God’s hand of protection will continue to be on His people, Israel. And that if more rockets should be launched, The Fellowship will be able to provide safety and assistance to those Israelis who live in the terrorist projectiles’ path.

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