Tag Archive for ‘Color Red’

Direct Hit on Sderot Kindergarten by Gaza Rocket Fired Friday Night


Israel Police Report: After “Color Red” warning siren was activated in Southern Israel, an explosion was heard by the residents in the city of Sderot, of the rocket fired by Palestinian terrorist from Gaza, that caused damage to a building, but no injuries.

By Elad Benari, Canada


The “Red Alert” rocket siren was heard on Friday night in the Sderot and the Shaar Hanegev area of southern Israel.

Damage caused to building in Sderot by rocket. – Photo: POLICE SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT

A rocket fired by Gaza terrorists exploded a short time later in an empty kindergarten in the city of Sderot. Continue Reading »

New IDF Radar For Mortars Add 7-8 Seconds Warning for Civilians to Seek Cover


Newly improved radar alert system for mortars to be operational by the middle of October, IDF reports.



A new radar system to detect mortars was successfully tested recently, and will improve the alert warning time for incoming projectiles by 7-8 seconds, the IDF announced on Sunday.

IDF Southern Command and security firms have already stationed the systems, which will probably start operating by the middle of next month.

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Gaza Terrorists Fire Rockets At Israel, Only To Have Them All Explode In Gaza


Still no reports from Hamas of damage or deaths as failed rocket fire towards Israel Tuesday morning falls short, landing in the terrorist enclave, although ‘Color Red’ sirens were activated in Israel’s Hof Ashkelon region.

By Elad Benari


Sirens were heard on Tuesday morning, around 5:20 a.m. local time, in the Hof Ashkelon area of southern Israel.

The IDF said that the sirens were a result of a failed attempt to fire rockets from Gaza. Security forces were combing the area nonetheless to determine whether any rockets were fired, it said.

The failed rocket fire came hours after a fighter from the Yamam counterterrorist unit was moderately wounded during an operation to arrest wanted terrorists in Jenin. Continue Reading »