A picture taken from the southern Israeli town of Sderot shows four rockets being launched from the Gaza Strip into Israel on November 16.(JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture taken from the southern Israeli town of Sderot shows four rockets being launched from the Gaza Strip into Israel on November 16.
(JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Hamas Targets Jerusalem

November 16, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

On the eve of Shabbat, residents in Jerusalem were stunned by the sound of blaring air raid sirens, followed by two booms in the distance. Hamas’s military wing immediately claimed responsibility for the strike, saying the intended target was the Knesset.

An Israeli Defense Force spokesman has since confirmed that the rockets were in fact fired from Gaza and landed about 14 kilometers from downtown Jerusalem, in an open field near the Gush Etzion settlement. There were no injuries.

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