In the settlements on the border with the Gaza strip sounded the siren warning of rocket attack.
22:27 system sirens «tsewang Hell» sounded in kibbutz Zikim and Karmiya. Then every few minutes the alarms sounded in several other settlements of the regional Council of Hof Ashkelon and the Lachish district. In particular, in kibbutz Yad Mordechai, Erez, Miflasim.
Sirens also sounded in Sderot and in the settlements of the regional Council of Sha’ar Hanegev.
Residents Sikima, Ashkelon and parts of Ashdod reported that they had heard explosions.
Radio «Kahn Beth» gave that were involved in the missile defense system «Iron dome.»
Half an hour later after the «rocket salvo from Gaza,» the press service of the IDF reported that there were no launch any missiles at Israel. According to the military, the «Tseva Adom» and «Iron dome» took machine-gun fire for the rocket volley. Army experts check the settings of the system.
The explosions which heard the inhabitants of the Western Negev, are the result of volleys of «Iron dome».
Service «Ichud Hatzalah» reported that six residents of Sderot needed help to exit the stress, which resulted in the triggered siren.
In the Gaza strip on 25 March were training militants «Izaddina brigades of al-kasama» (armed wing of Hamas), entitled «Steadfastness and challenge». The IDF reported that monitors the conduct of these exercises. Hamas released a statement, which says that the explosions that were heard in Israel, are the result of a military exercise in Gaza.
The statistics of rocket attacks on Israel from the Gaza strip:
(statistics takes into account only the rocket attacks, but indicated the total number of victims of rocket and mortar attacks, counting the rockets that fell on Israeli territory)
March. No fire. (March 25).
February. 4 fire 4 missiles. There were no injuries.
Jan. 5 shootings, 5 rockets. There were no injuries.
2017-th year. 21 fire 30 rockets. 7 missile defense system shot down. The dead and wounded.
2016-th year. 12 attacks, 16 missiles. The dead and wounded.
2015-th year. 28 attacks, rocket 31. 2 rockets shot down missile defense system. The dead and wounded.
2014-th year. 1.451 fire, 3.686 missiles. 14 killed, 169 wounded. 807 missile defense system shot down.
2013-th year. 31 fired 48 rockets. The dead and wounded. 3 missile shot down missile defense system.
2012-th year. 794 bombardment, 2.078 rockets — 6 dead, 107 wounded. 520 missile defense system shot down.
2011-th year. 229 attacks, about 390 rockets — 3 dead, 38 wounded. 34 missiles were shot down missile defense system.
2010-th year. 86 attacks, about 100 missiles — 1 dead, 2 injured.
2009-th year. 302 fire about 570 rockets — 42 wounded.
2008-th year. 560 attacks, about 1.490 rockets — 7 dead, 162 injured.
2007-th year. 437 attacks, about 760 missiles — 2 dead, 125 injured.
2006-th year. 580 attacks, about 1,020 missiles — 2 dead, 36 wounded.
2005-th year. 123 fire, about 270 missiles — 6 dead, 26 wounded.
2004-th year. 118 attacks, about 260 rockets — 5 killed, 46 wounded.
2003-th year. 80 attacks, about 100 missiles — no casualties.
2002-th year. 17 attacks, about 20 rockets — no casualties.
2001-th year. 5 shootings, 5 rockets — there were no injuries.
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