As for now it is quiet again in the shouthern region of Israel, Including Gaza.
But the people have no illusions- They perfectly knows this was another round, just like the ones who came before it. They know the next one will come sooner or later...
When the Oslo agrrements were signed and the IDF went out side of Gaza city in 1994 elements in Israel right said it will bring rockets over Ashkelon, but most people thought it is absurd...
In April 2001 the first Qassam rocket landed in the town of Sderot, located about 3 km from the Gaza strip, and which became the main target of Gaza during the 2000's Intifada.
The first Grad over Ashkelon, about 12 km from the strip, landed in July 2006, one year After the complete pull back from the Gaza strip. The rocket hit a local school.
During Operation Cast Lead (2008-09) The first Grad rockets were launched at the cities of Be'er Sheva (40 km) and Ashdod (30 km).
The last round of November 2012 saw Long range missiles launched at Tel-Aviv Metropolis (60 km) and Jerusalem, about 70 km from the strip...
Rockets over Ashkelon, which was the warning back in 1994, became a routine long time ago...
Since 2001, almost 13,000 rockets and mortars have landed in Israel.
The video is not from the recent round but you can perfectly hear the blast of a Grad which landed just behind the building of the guy in Ashdod...
The photos shows Sderot,Ashkelon,Ashdod and the Tel-Aviv metropolis, all became targets to the missiles of the Islamic groups of Gaza since 2001, just one after the other....
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Tags: Another round, Gaza, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Long range missiles, Ashkelon, Ashdod, Tel-Aviv
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