13 Israelis Hurt by Rocket Attack During Peace Ceremony

Scene of rocket attack on Ashdod, Israel, September 15, 2020

Credit:Magen David Adom

While Israel works to make peace with her neighbors, the same enemies continue to attack her. And to make it worse, Hamas carried out its rocket attack during what should have been a peaceful moment. Jerusalem Post’s Tzvi Joffre reports on the 13 Israelis hurt by the terrorist rocket attack on southern Israel:

Thirteen people were injured after two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Ashkelon and Ashdod in southern Israel on Tuesday. Rocket sirens sounded as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signed normalization deals with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain…

Magen David Adom (MDA) reported that its paramedics were treating a man in his 60’s hit by shrapnel who was moderately injured upon admittance but whose condition has since worsened to serious. A man in his 20’s was lightly injured by shards of glass and four people were treated for shock.

Asuta Medical Center in Ashdod received 13 patients, including one person in moderate to serious condition, four people lightly injured by shrapnel and eight people suffering from shock.

Palestinian factions have expressed outrage at the normalization deals, protesting against them at multiple demonstrations in the West Bank on Tuesday in a “day of rage…”

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