OK Ehud You Got your wish. For months we have been hearing that you couldn’t ramp up the attacks on Hamas because no one has been killed. Now thanks to your dilly-dallying for six months–a thirty-five year old woman has been killed in her car. Her death is on your head just as much as the deaths from this summer’s catastrophe in Lebanon. So Nu? You got your death. What are you going to do about it now?
Qassam hits car near southern town’s commercial center, killing 35-year-old woman and moderately wounding another man. At least 14 rockets fired from Gaza Strip since Monday morningl
A 35-year-old woman was killed and another man was moderately injured Monday evening as a Qassam rocket hit a car at a commercial center in the southern town of Sderot, near a bakery.
An hour and a half later, three additional rockets were fired from Gaza, landing near one of the kibbutzim in the western Negev. There were no reports of injuries.
The woman killed in the attack suffered from injuries to her limbs and stomach. She was evacuated by a Magen David Adom crew to the Barzilay Medical Center in Ashkelon, where she died from her wounds.
Another man injured by shrapnel was also evacuated to hospital. Twelve people were treated for shock.
The rocket landed very close to the commercial center. Most business owners had closed their shops for a meeting on the situation.
The Salah al-Din Brigades, the Popular Resistance Committees’ military wing, claimed responsibility for the rocket attacks. At least 14 rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip since Monday morning.
Sderot residents said that the rocket alert system was not activated before the rockets landed in the city.
Tova Malka, the secretary of Mayor Eli Moyal, was at the landing site. “I left work and arrived at the center in order to drop off a good friend. He just got off and I continued driving, when I suddenly heard an explosion. My head flew forward and I hit it,” she said.
Another resident, Moshe Shaubi, said, “I passed by to buy shoes. I saw my nephew exactly at the place where the rocket later fell. I shouted at him, ‘Are you crazy? Don’t hang around here.’ Suddenly I heard an explosion. The rocket hit exactly when a woman passed by the car which was directly hit. I saw her and she was severely hurt in her legs.”
On Monday afternoon, Palestinians fired three Qassam rockets from the Gaza Strip at Israel. There were no reports of injuries.
One of the rockets landed near a gas station in the area, one hit a hothouse in a local community, starting a fire, and the third rocket landed in a kibbutz south of Sderot.
The Color Red alert system was activated in Sderot as students were taking their matriculation exam in English. Terrified parents called the schools in fear that a rocket may have hit an education institution.
On Monday morning, three rockets were fired towards Israel. Two rockets landed near a kibbutz in the western Negev and the third exploded south of Ashkelon.