Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Hamas War on Israel: 1,100 Missiles a Year - More than 40 people have been killed

Hamas’ missile war on southern Israel is 11 years old today (Tuesday), 12,500 rockets later. More than 40 people have been killed.


Grad rocket Attack in Ashdod (archive)
Grad rocket Attack in Ashdod (archive)
Israel news photo: Flash 90
 
 
Arutz Sheva - Hamas’ missile and rocket war on southern Israel is 11 years old today (Tuesday), 12,500 rockets later. More than 40 people have been killed, thousands have been wounded and property damage and economic losses has been immeasurable.

Since the beginning of 2012, terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza have attacked Israel with 269 rockets and missiles – a rate of more than two a day, according to the IDF.

Mainstream media usually focus on Israeli military retaliations and occasional large-scale aerial bombings of terroroists, but the “Oslo War,” also known as the Second Intifada, has been carried out on a day-to-day basis for more then a decade, leaving a new generation growing up with the almost daily trauma of running to bomb shelters and suffering shock amid explosions, some of them harmless physically and some of them lethal.              More