Two large Palestinian cities in West Bank hit by rockets fired from Gaza


IDF confirms, 2 rockets hit Bethlehem and 1 rocket hits Hamas-controlled Hebron.

By Ynetnews


Two major Palestinian cities in the West Bank, Bethlehem and Hebron, were hit on Saturday evening from rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, the IDF said.

Hebron after rocket hit. Photo: IDF Spokesman

One rocket hit Hebron, a city controlled mostly by Hamas, and residents reported seeing a plume of smoke. Two additional rockets have reportedly hit Bethlehem and Gush Etzion.


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IDF’s Arab-language spokesman, Avihay Adarei, posted a status on Facebook mocking Hamas spokesman Fauzi Barhoum, who said the “resistance” knows where to fire, so Arabs are not hurt.

“A few minutes ago, a pointless rocket fired by the resistance, as it calls itself, fell inside the city of Hebron. What do you think about the Hamas spokesman’s comments from yesterday, that the resistance knows the geography and therefore knows how to avoid having rockets hit Arabs?”


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One comment

  1. Clea Belcher says:

    The Resistance should apologize to Arab residents. But more than that, they should repent of their shelling of Jerusalem and endangering Arabs there, even though some of them celebrate on the temple mount as the sirens wail. Look at the big picture. PM Netanyahu has been a statesman of great patience in hoping for someone of the opposition (Hamas) to step forward with a sincere desire to make peace.

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