Tag Archive for Eshkol Regional Council

ISIS rocket fired from Sinai explodes in greenhouse in Southern Israel


REPORT: According to an ISIS linked news agency Amaq, the Islamic State took responsibility for the rocket that activated the ‘color-red’ alert sirens in the Eshkol region, and landed inside a greenhouse, only causing considerable damage. No injuries reported.



The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for a rocket attack that landed in landed in a greenhouse in the southern Eshkol Regional Council on Monday, according to ISIS linked news agency Amaq.

Remnants from a rocket that struck southern Israel, April 10, 2017. – Photo: Israel National Police/Spokesperson’s Division

According to the IDF, the projectile was launched from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Continue Reading »

Escalation in the Sinai: ISIS fires 2 more rockets into Israel


IDF confirms 2 rockets fired from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula landed in the Eshkol Regional Council of southern Israel, with no injuries or damages reported.
– Latest round of launches come after ISIS reported five of its fighters were killed by an IDF drone on Saturday.

By Yoav Zitun


Two rockets were fired from the Sinai Peninsula and landed in open space in Israel on Monday morning, the IDF reported.

Part of an exploded rocket found – Photo: Israel Police Spokesperson’s Unit

The rockets landed in the Eshkol Regional Council, according to an initial statement released by the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit. Continue Reading »

Gaza escalates by continuing its rocket attack on Israel


IDF reports no injuries or damages after rocket fired by Gaza terrorists explodes shortly after 11:00 p.m. in an open area of Southern Israel.

By Elad Benari


A rocket that was fired by Gaza terrorists on Sunday evening, shortly after 11:00 p.m., exploded in an open area of the Eshkol Regional Council in southern Israel.

There were no physical injuries or damages. An IDF official noted that the “Red Alert” incoming rocket siren was not sounded due to the fact that the rocket hit an open region.

Earlier on Sunday evening, a rocket was fired from Gaza with the intention of striking within Israel, but fell short and landing inside of the Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »

IDF Intercepts & Arrests 2 Gazans Holding Grenades

Two Palestinian terrorists sneak into Israel from Gaza where they’re surrounded & arrested.

By Ari Yashar


Two terrorists from the Hamas stronghold of Gaza breached into Israeli sovereign territory on Thursday night, where they were arrested.

The two were nabbed in the Eshkol Regional Council just outside of Gaza, adjacent to the kibbutzim of Sufa and Holit, after having broken through the security barrier.

After being located the two claimed to be armed with fragmentation grenades.

“Two Palestinians were arrested by Israeli soldiers on Israeli territory near the security fence” that separates Gaza and Israel, and IDF spokeswoman told AFP.

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