Recap of Sunday Night Rocket Attacks into S. Israel


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Residents of southern Israel are angry, frustrated and speechless in light of the lack of response to rocket attacks. From motzei shabbos until 18:00 on Sunday, about 110 rockets landed in different areas of the south.

Following is a partial list of the attacks that followed, from Sunday evening until Monday morning, 27 Cheshvan 5773 at 07:30.

18:04: Two rockets fired at the Eshkol Regional Council area.
18:22: Six rockets land in the Eshkol Council area.
18:40: Two rockets to the Eshkol region.
19:15: Two rockets to Eshkol area.
19:31: Rocket fired at Sderot. No injuries. Rocket struck a home.
19:39: Two rockets into Eshkol region.
19:51: Rocket to Eshkol region.
20:01: Rockets to Sderot, Shar HaNegev and Eshkol regions.
21:10: Rocket lands in Eshkol region.
21:21: Rockets land in S’dot Negev and Netivot areas.
22:18: Rocket fired into Eshkol region.
23:20: Rockets fired at kibbutzim in Shar HaNegev region.
23:51: Sirens sound in Eshkol region.
23:52: More rockets into Eshkol
00:02: Electric line hit by rocket in a community in Eshkol region.
07:20: Rocket slams into a store in Netivot. 26 treated for hysteria.

B’chasdei Hashem only a few people were physically injured while others were treated for hysteria. There was property damage to homes, vehicles and businesses.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)