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  • Israelis near Gaza border concerned about stepped-up tunnel construction

    January 29, 2016 | 8:21 am

    Israelis living next to the Gaza border are reporting that they can literally feel the effect of Palestinians digging tunnels nearby.

    Gadi Yarkoni, the head of the Eshkol Regional Council, said Thursday that many residents of Moshav Pri Gan are complaining that they have heard...

  • Gaza rocket strikes Israel, no injuries reported; IDF hits back

    August 27, 2015 | 10:42 am

    A rocket fired from Gaza struck an open area in Israel, causing no injuries or damage.

    The rocket hit an open area in the Eshkol Regional Council, adjacent to the Gaza Strip, late Wednesday night. In response, the Israel Defense Forces bombed a weapons production plant in central...

  • Four Israeli civilians killed in mortar attack on southern Israel

    July 28, 2014 | 9:54 am

    At least four Israelis were killed and several others injured in a mortar attack on southern Israel.

    The attack Thursday afternoon occurred in Israel’s Eshkol region, located along the border with Gaza.

    At least nine injured people were airlifted to Soroka Medical Center in...

  • Two mortars hit southern Israel

    July 24, 2013 | 10:52 am

    Two mortars from Gaza hit southern Israel but caused no damage or injuries.

    The mortars landed in open areas in the Eshkol Regional Council district. According to Ynet, they were likely fired by a terror group against the wishes of Hamas, the terrorist organization that governs...

  • Rockets pound Israel for seventh day

    November 20, 2012 | 9:04 am

    More than 80 rockets were fired at southern Israel in the seventh day since the beginning of Operation Pillar of Defense, including two aimed at Jerusalem.

    An air raid siren sounded in Jerusalem on Tuesday afternoon; two rockets fell in the Gush Etzion area south of Jerusalem....

  • Israel hit by more Palestinian rockets, kills al-Qaida-affiliated terrorists

    October 15, 2012 | 9:46 am

    Two rockets fired by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip exploded in open areas in the Eshkol Regional Council on Sunday, causing no damage to property or injuries, Army Radio reported.

    Also on Sunday, Israeli Air Force (IAF) planes targeted a terrorist cell in the southern Gaza Strip...