Friday, November 16, 2012

Jerusalem: Hamas Claims Rocket Attack

(Sky News) Hamas said it has fired a long-range missile at Jerusalem - the first time the holy city has ever been targeted by rockets fired by the Gaza militants.

The Israel Defence Forces confirmed that a rocket was fired from Gaza to an uninhabited area outside Jerusalem.

The rocket caused no damage or injuries, the Israeli army said.

Israel media reported that two rockets had landed outside Jerusalem.

The armed wing of Hamas al Qassam Brigades said on Twitter: "Al Qassam Brigades launch two M75 homemade missiles towards occupied Jerusalem."