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Israel faces highest rate of rockets ever fired at its soil

2021-05-17T16:08:53.941Z

Since May 10, armed groups in Gaza have launched around 3,000 rockets at Israel, beating the pace of fire in an escalation in 2019 and the 2006 war against Lebanese Hezbollah.



Israel is facing the highest rate of rockets ever fired into its territory in the new conflict with ruling Hamas in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza, the IDF said on Sunday.

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Since May 10, armed groups in Gaza have launched around 3,000 rockets at Israel, beating the pace of fire in an escalation in 2019 and the 2006 war against Lebanese Hezbollah, Gen. Ori Gordin said at the meeting. 'an online meeting with journalists.

During an escalation with Islamic Jihad in November 2019, 570 rockets were launched at Israel from the Gaza Strip and during the war with Hezbollah in the summer of 2006, 4,500 rockets were launched from southern Lebanon towards Israel in 19 days.

Since May 10, armed groups in Gaza have launched around 3,000 rockets at Israel

But since last Monday, armed groups in the blockaded Palestinian enclave, starting with Hamas and Islamic Jihad, have launched around 3,000 rockets into Israeli territory, General Gordin said. Asked if this was therefore the highest rate of rockets ever fired at Israel, he replied: "

Not only do I agree, but this is what I just presented

."

Source: lefigaro

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