Jewish Journal

Tag: Grad Rocket

View the most popular tags overall?

  • For southern Israel, start of school is start of ‘rocket season’

    August 27, 2012 | 10:09 am

    As the school year got underway for more than two million Israeli students across the country on Monday, a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip exploded in open territory in the Sha’ar Hanegev Regional Council in southern Israel—midway between Beersheba and Ashkelon—causing no...

  • Eilat explosions believed to be rocket attack

    August 15, 2012 | 2:30 pm

    Two loud explosions heard in Eilat are believed to have been caused by a long-range Grad rocket attack.

    After the Wednesday evening explosions, security forces began searching the area for the rockets, which could have been fired from the Sinai.

    No reports of injuries or damage...

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

    April 4, 2012 | 5:25 pm

    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...

  • Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired by Gaza militants at Israeli city

    March 15, 2012 | 5:47 pm

    The Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted a Grad-type Katyusha rocket fired by Gaza militants toward the southern city of Ashdod on Thursday, following hours of relative calm along Israel’s border with the coastal enclave.

    Two more projectiles hit an open field in the Eshkol and...

  • Grad rocket explodes near Ashdod as Gaza tensions spiral

    March 22, 2011 | 4:47 pm

    A Grad rocket fired from Gaza exploded south of Ashdod on Tuesday after a day of escalation along the border. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

    At least seven Palestinians, including four civilians, were killed earlier Tuesday during heavy exchanges of fire...