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Grad rocket traces found in south Eilat, after strong explosions shake the city

Rocket traces found near building site in the Shahamon neighborhood; no injuries reported; rocket thought to have been fired from Sinai; forces continuing to search for rocket traces.

by Revital Levy-Stein, Gili Cohen and Yanir Yagna, Haaretz

April 4, 2012 | 5:25 pm

Eilat in May 2010. Photo by Deror Avi

Eilat in May 2010. Photo by Deror Avi

Security forces found traces of a Grad rocket near a building site in the Shahamon neighborhood in south Eilat early on Thursday morning, after strong explosions shook the city.

The strong explosions were heard approximately twenty minutes after midnight on Wednesday. No injuries were reported, although there were reports of some city residents suffering from shock after hearing the explosions. 

Police and security forces are continuing to search for traces of rockets, which are thought to have been fired toward the city from the Sinai Peninsula.

Read more at Haaretz.com.

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