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Posted on Jun 17, 2007

Israel has come under rocket fire from Lebanon, but says it will show restraint. Hezbollah has denied responsibility for the attack, the first since the Israel-Lebanon war last year. Israel and Lebanon have blamed the Palestinians, but no group has claimed responsibility yet.


BBC:

Two Katyusha rockets exploded near the northern Israeli border town of Kiryat Shmona. There were no casualties, but roads and vehicles were damaged.

Israeli and Lebanese security sources said they believed a Palestinian group had fired the rockets. Israel said it would not “succumb to provocation”.

The Lebanese group Hezbollah has denied any involvement in the attack. No-one has yet claimed responsibility for it.

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By lilmamzer, June 28, 2007 at 5:57 pm Link to this comment

#82174 by Leslie Brundige:

Just curious; how many Israeli’s have been killed by these “rockets” that are home-made, incapable of hitting a target because they’re tossed into the air like firecrackers, and almost invariably land in uninhabited desert?

The rockets fired from the North are aimed at Israeli towns and cities. During the Hezbollah war last summer, more than a million Israelis living in the North spent a month in bomb shelters, and many more fled to the south to stay out of range of these anti-personnel weapons. They essentially became refugees in their own country.

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By lilmamzer, June 28, 2007 at 5:48 pm Link to this comment

#82174 by Leslie Brundige:

Just curious; how many Israeli’s have been killed by these “rockets” that are home-made, incapable of hitting a target because they’re tossed into the air like firecrackers, and almost invariably land in uninhabited desert?  That’s the Palestinians weapons.

If you are serious about wanting to learn about these weapons, I will be happy to send you links which will open your eyes and sort out exactly what these weapons are and who is using them.

The rockets fired from the North are Russian-designed, usually 122mm (the diameter of the casing), and are made either in Russia, Syria, or Iran. The Syrian and Iranian versions have high-explosive warheads that are packed with thousands of ball-bearings, which have no military value but are designed to inflict massive wounds in civilians. In fact, these Katyusha rockets were the type that were fired in the thousands last summer by Hezbollah and did tremendous damage to northern Israel towns such as Kiryat Shemona, and of course Haifa. One of the more spectacular hits was in the downtown Haifa locomotive repair shop, which took a direct hit through the roof and killed two mechanics. Their bodies were riddled with hundreds of ball-bearing penetrations.

Again, these are not typically used by Palestinian Arab terrorists, although Hamas has been stockpiling many of these since the Israelis left Gaza completely a few years ago. Hamas has been making their own rockets called the Kassam, which do not have the range or the warhead blast of the Katyusha, but are still deadly and have caused massive injuries and property damage to Israeli civilians in the past few years and continue to on a daily basis.

Do a Google search on Katyusha rockets.

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By Leslie Brundige, June 28, 2007 at 1:14 pm Link to this comment
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Just curious; how many Israeli’s have been killed by these “rockets” that are home-made, incapable of hitting a target because they’re tossed into the air like firecrackers, and almost invariably land in uninhabited desert?  That’s the Palestinians weapons.  What kind of military does Israel have?  Oh, that’s right, it’s second only to ours.  In fact it IS ours.

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By Spinoza, June 19, 2007 at 4:22 pm Link to this comment

Israel’s government is doing everything possible to increase hatred of Israel. Maybe there is some short run benefit I can’t see but in the long run it will be a disaster.  They make me embarrassed to be a Jew since they insist on speaking in my name.

Boycott Israel.

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By lilmamzer, June 19, 2007 at 10:55 am Link to this comment

#78839 by PaulMagillSmith:

I wouldn’t be surprised if Mossad wasn’t trying to instigate another ‘false flag’ war.

Of course. It’s not like the Mossad is the only intelligence agency in the world, right? Just the only one whose staff are Jews.
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They are really good at deceptions, and I wouldn’t be surprised if the evidence they were behind the 911 attacks was correct.

Yep, the 9/11 attacks were masterminded by the Jews.
Isn’t it obvious?
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Indications they were behind the JFK assasination seem to make sense, too.

But of course!
Don’t forget the Lincoln, Gandhi, MLK, RFK, and John Lennon assasinations - Jews did those, too.
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And NO, I’m not anti-semitic

Why would anyone think that?
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By PatrickHenry, June 18, 2007 at 4:50 pm Link to this comment

Just some kids out having fun.

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By cupera1, June 18, 2007 at 6:54 am Link to this comment

The FINAL SOLUTION folks come out of the wlld work.

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By Tom Doff, June 18, 2007 at 6:37 am Link to this comment
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Those cowardly rocketeers! Anonymous, indeed!

We need to pass a law that all rocketeers must sign their names on the rockets they launch.

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By PaulMagillSmith, June 17, 2007 at 8:45 pm Link to this comment

I wouldn’t be surprised if Mossad wasn’t trying to instigate another ‘false flag’ war. They are really good at deceptions, and I wouldn’t be surprised if the evidence they were behind the 911 attacks was correct. Indications they were behind the JFK assasination seem to make sense, too, when you look at who the real winners were of these events. And NO, I’m not anti-semitic, just an informed realist who hates being deceived by anyone, Jew,Islamist, Christian, KKK member, follower of any other religion, but especially people in ANY government.

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By QuyTran, June 17, 2007 at 6:51 pm Link to this comment

Anonymous rockets ? No, they’re made from USA !

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