Hamas Militants Claim 10 Grad Rockets Fired at Israel
[An Nahar] Militants from the armed wing of Gazoo's ruling Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason, movement on Tuesday said they had fired 10 Grad rockets
...Soviet-developed 122-mm rockets, usually launched from trucks. Newer versions are reported to have a range of up to 30 km....
at Israel in a rare show of force after Israeli raids killed six.
"This is our answer to the Zionist crimes. It will continue if they carry out more strikes on Gazoo," a statement said, with a front man confirming it was the first time they had fired such longer-range rockets at Israel since April 2011.
The Israeli military said that 11 rockets had hit southern Israel since midnight, but could not confirm whether all of them were Grads.
The announcement came as the air force carried out another air strike on the central town of Deir al-Balah, targeting two men on a cycle of violence. One of them was critically injured.
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