Gaza Terror Rocket Landed at Israeli Kindergarten

A picture taken from Gaza city shows the smoke that results from the launch of a long-range rocket from the north of the city towards Israel on July 12, 2014 following an advance warning of the attack by Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas. Gaza militants fired several …
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The Times of Israel reports:  One of the rockets fired from Gaza on Friday night landed in the courtyard of a kindergarten in the southern town of Sderot, police said. The missile caused damage to the kindergarten building, including smashing a window, but no injuries. No one was in the building when the rocket struck.

Police sappers were called to the scene late Saturday, and the public was asked to keep away from the area, a police spokesperson said. Police find a rocket, fired from Gaza, inside a kindergarten in the southern Israeli town of Sderot on December 9, 2017. (Israel Police)
On Friday night, several rockets were fired at southern Israel, and security forces had been searching the area to find where they landed.

In addition to the missile found in the kindergarten, another hit a Sderot street, causing damage to nearby cars and a house, officials said late Friday. A third incoming rocket was intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense battery, the army said.

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