Militants fire 2 rockets into Israel

2012-03-03 13:15
Jerusalem - Palestinian militants in Gaza fired two rockets into southern Israel overnight without causing casualties or damage, a police spokesperson said on Saturday.

"Two rockets were fired last night from the Gaza Strip and crashed into an uninhabited sector of Eshkol district without causing casualties," Luba Samri told AFP.

Since the start of the year, militants in Hamas-controlled Gaza have fired more than 50 rockets at southern Israel, army statistics show. No casualties have been reported in the attacks.

Hamas, which rules the territory, has maintained a tacit truce with Israel, but other armed Palestinian groups regularly fire rockets across the border, usually sparking air strikes in response.

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