Monday, April 29, 2013

More rocket fire into Israel from Gaza, and again..

Frimet/Arnold Roth..
This Ongoing War..
29 April '13..

The missile-rich terrorists of Hamas-controlled Gaza directed their rocket fire at civilian targets in Israel again this past night (Sunday), managing only to harmlessly hit open fields in an unpopulated area of southern Israel's Eshkol region, near Ashkelon [source].

The last time a Gazan Qassam rocket was fired at an Israeli civilians - and missed - was 24 hours earlier. Missing is, of course, not the intention of the terrorists. They risk their lives in such attempts on the basis that the potential reward, measured in terms of Israeli lives and property, justifies the dangers.

On the ground, the population of southern Israel may find it difficult to buy into the image of relative calm propagated in news stories. Associated Press, for instance, in reporting on yesterday's attack, reports that


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