Due to events on the ground in Israel, the israelstreet blog today will be devoted to breaking events. Between 7pm Thursday night and 11:30 am Friday, at least 10 terrorist rockets (Qassams and Grads) were fired at the men, women, and children of southern Israel.
The updates below began at noon Israel time on Friday.
7:15 am Saturday: Two terrorist Qassams strike southern Israel.
6:46 am Saturday: Red alert impending rocket siren Yad Mordechai.
10:36 pm Friday: Red impending terrorist rocket warning for Ashkelon Chof (south Ashkelon region.
10:04 pm Friday: 3 Qassam rockets fired by Palestinian terrorists strike southern Israel.
10:02 pm Friday: Red siren impending Palestinian terrorist missile alert for Yad Mordechai.
9:48 pm Friday: Red siren impending Palestinian terrorist missile alert for Ashkelon.
8:01 pm Friday: Two Qassams hit area near Sderot.
7:29 pm Friday: Red siren impending Palestinian terrorist missile alert for Ashkelon area.
5:35 pm Friday: Gazan terrorists fire 4 mortars at Israeli communities along border with Gaza.
5:01 pm Friday: Iron Dome intercepts three terrorist Grad rockets over Ashdod.
4:52 pm Friday: Reported Grad terrorist missile strike in area of Gadera and Kidron.
4:48 pm Friday: Loud explosion heard in Ashkelon.
4:45 pm Friday: Red siren impending rocket alert for Gedera, Ashkelon, Ashdod, Kiryat Malachi, Gan Yavne.
3:53 pm Friday: Islamic Jihad terrorists announce that if there is another IAF strike on Gaza there will be “a serious escalation.”
3:51 pm Friday: Red alert sirens for impending terrorist rockets from Gaza in Netivot. At least one Qassam explodes in western Negev.
3:36 pm Friday: Red alert sirens for impending terrorist rockets from Gaza in Gedera, Ashdod, Ashkelon, and Kiryat Malachi.
12:34 pm Friday: Red alert sirens for Gevaram.
12:24 pm Friday: Red alert sirens for Yad Mordechai.
12:00 pm Friday: Two Palestinian terrorist Qassam strikes hit Ashkelon Chof region.
THIS DAY IN ISRAELI HISTORY
On December 9, 1987 the first Palestinian intifada began in Judea and Samaria. During the next six years, 167 Israelis were murdered by Palestinian terrorists. It should also be noted that more than 1000 Palestinians were murdered by their fellow Palestinians for alleged collaboration with Israel.