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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 11:33 AM

Gaza Rocket Hits Area South Of Tel Aviv For First Time

By JPOST.COM STAFF, YAAKOV LAPPINLAST UPDATED: 11/15/2012 17:04

A rocket from the Gaza Strip exploded in an open field outside of Rishon Lezion on Thursday evening, marking the first hit in the center of the country in renewed violence from the Gaza Strip. The rocket, one of over 240 fired from Gaza into the South since the IDF launched Operation Pillar of Defense Wednesday to root out the terror infrastructure in the coastal territory, landed less than 15 km south of Tel Aviv. The operation began with the Wednesday afternoon targeted killing of Ahmed Jabari, the chief of Hamas's military wing.

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At an emergency meeting in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, the security cabinet authorized Defense Minister Ehud Barak to mobilize reservists if needed.

The cabinet also agreed that the IDF should continue to act against terrorist infrastructure and activity in Gaza. It instructed the Foreign Ministry to begin a diplomatic public relations campaign to explain that Israel was acting in self-defense against military targets, as the continued rocket barrage had become intolerable.

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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 03:39 PM

1. Israels just going to bomb the hell out of them until they beg for mercy.

Forget that they've already destroyed the majority of Gazas long-range missiles, Bibi has no interest whatsoever in a ceasefire and doesnt give a rats ass what other nations think.

This is not looking good.

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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 04:04 PM

2. Major escalation from Hamas. Imagine NYC sounding sirens....

...in anticipation of a missile strike.

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