Tag Archive for Grad missiles

Residential Areas in Galilee Sustain Hits Despite Iron Dome


The IDF’s Iron Dome battery deployed in northern Israel  intercepted one rocket launched at a northern Israeli city, but failed to intercept 2 other rockets that hit 2 other Galilee communities.

IAF has launched an investigation into these misses.

By Ahiya Raved



The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted a rocket for the first time along the Israeli-Lebanese border Thursday, but apparently, out of the four rockets that were launched from Tyre, Lebanon, two managed to hit residential areas.

UN troops in Shavei Zion (Photo: Adham Muhammad)

UN troops in Shavei Zion – Photo: Adham Muhammad

Seeing as the Iron Dome battery intercepted only one Katiusha, the IAF is investigating how two other managed to reach Israel – one in Kibbutz Gesher HaZiv in the Western Galilee and the other in Moshav Shavei Zion in the Western Galilee. Continue Reading »

Grad Rockets Fall on Hizbullah Neighborhood

Two Soviet-made Grad missiles explode in Hizbullah-dominated southern Beirut, injuring at least 4 people.

By Maayana Miskin


Two rockets exploded in southern Beirut on Sunday morning. The rockets hit the Hizbullah-dominated neighborhood of Dahiya, injuring at least four people.

Nasrallah supporter - Photo AP

Nasrallah supporter – Photo AP

It was not immediately clear who fired the rockets, or where they were fired from.

One possibility that has been raised in the Lebanese media is that the rockets were fired from a nearby “Palestinian refugee camp” housing Arabs descended from those who fled pre-state Israel in 1948.

The attack may have been linked to Hizbullah’s heavy involvement in the internal Syrian conflict. Continue Reading »

Terrorist Grad Missile Hits Home in Netivot

2 more Grad missiles fired by Gaza terrorists disrupt the calm of the Sabbath in Netivot, where a woman was treated for shock.

By Elad Benari, Canada


The calm of the Sabbath was disrupted on Friday evening as two Grad missiles fired by Gaza-based terrorists exploded in the city of Netivot, Channel 2 News reported.

At around 7:30 p.m., residents of the city, some of whom were in the midst of their Shabbat dinner, heard the “red alert” siren. Shortly afterwards the two missiles exploded, one of them exploding in the yard of a home.

There were no physical injuries or damages, but one woman suffered shock and was treated by paramedics. Continue Reading »