Tag Archives: Rockets

Gaza rockets land in Egypt

Rockets fired from Gaza early Sunday landed across the border in Egypt but caused no casualties, state television reported. “Several rockets from the Gaza Strip landed this morning in Egyptian territory in

Gaza rockets strike Israel anew after lull

JERUSALEM – Two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip landed in Israel on Saturday after a brief lull in violence along a frontier where tension has risen this week.
An Israeli general responded with a warning that Israel would not allow its citizens to remain under repeated fire and Gaza’s Islamist Hamas rulers should “come to their senses” to prevent an escalation of hostilities.
Witnesses and a military spokeswoman said one rocket damaged an Israeli home before dawn while the

Two rockets hit a seminary in Karachi

KARACHI – Two rockets hit a religious seminary situated in Malir in Karachi creating fear in the area. No casualty was reported in the incident, according to the police.
The incident occurred early in the morning when unidentified persons fired two rockets. As a result, the seminary received partial damages.
Police, rangers and rescue teams reached the spot soon after the explosions were heard and the main road was blocked after the attack on the seminary by a mob.

Taliban rockets kill five women, children in Hangu

PESHAWAR – At least five people, including three women, were killed and 10 others injured when rockets fired by the Taliban hit a residential area in Hangu district on Tuesday.
The militants sheltering in the nearby mountainous region had intended to target the security forces’ checkpost at Tora Ghundai in the Doaba area but the rockets missed the target and resulted in civilian casualties. According to police officials, three rockets landed in an unpopulated area whereas five

Israel complains to UN over Gaza rockets

JERUSALEM: Israel has urged the UN Security Council to issue a “clear and resolute” message to Palestinian militants against firing rockets into its territory from Gaza, in a letter made public on Wednesday.
The December 21 letter, released by the foreign ministry, comes amid rising tensions on Israel’s border with the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave. On Tuesday, Israel launched a series of air strikes against what it said were tunnels, training sites and weapons facilities in Gaza