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Sat Mar 10, 2012, 05:48 PM

School canceled in South as Gaza rocket attacks continue [View all]

Over 100 rockets and mortar shells were fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip over the weekend and 15 Palestinians were killed after violence broke out Friday following Israelís assassination of a top terrorist.

Due to the escalation in violence, the IDF Home Front command along with the heads of a number of local authorities in Israelís south decided on Saturday night to cancel school in all towns and cities located between 7km to 40km from the Gaza Strip.
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While most of the rockets fired from Gaza were short-range Kassams, some were long-range Grad-model Katyushas which succeded in hitting targets 40 km from the Gaza Strip. The short-range rockets were mostly fired by the PRC and the long-range rockets by Islamic Jihad.

The three Iron Dome batteries deployed in Ashdod, Ashkelon and Beersheba succeeded in intercepting 27 rockets fired from Gaza out of 30 that it tried to shoot down, marking a record-high interception rate of over 90 percent.
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More at : http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=261277

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