2 Rockets Prepared to Be Fired against Israel Discovered in South Leb
[An Nahar] The Army Command announced on Monday that it discovered two rockets, which were set up to be fired against Israel, in southern Leb.
It said in a statement that an army patrol discovered the two 107mm Grad rockets
...Soviet-developed 122-mm rockets, usually launched from trucks. Newer versions are reported to have a range of up to 30 km....
between the towns of Halta and al-Mari in the Hasbaya district. A military expert soon arrived at the scene and defused them, added the statement. An investigation has been launched in the matter.
Future TV later reported that Israel issued a warning to Leb over the rockets that were set up to be fired against it.
Voice of Leb radio (93.3) said that the rockets were set up 15 minutes before they were discovered.
| They were still warm when the investigators arrived.|
Posted by: Fred 2012-11-20