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Nadene Fern Goldfoot's Blog – January 2009 Archive (2)

Ashkelon Under Fire in January 2009

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Update: Portland-Ashkelon Sister City Ass. from Tamar



Subject: Ashkelon under fire. Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 23:08:01 +0000 from Tamar Boussi in Israel



GENERAL

Ashkelon under fireBy Marty Davis January 07, 2009



As the sirens go off and we wait in our shelter to hear the boom of the missiles, we wonder when this will end. For the past eight years there has been constant bombardment of Sderot and the surrounding settlements. This is… Continue

Added by Nadene Fern Goldfoot on January 18, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Raining Missiles, Rockets, Mortars, Grads in Ashkelon Area by January 2009

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Ashkelon-Update



90 rockets and mortars, the 122 millimeter grads, have landed in Ashkelon since the start of Operation Lead. 6 had hit Ashkelon just before the start. by Wednesday evening, 4 had hit Ashkelon. One of them had hit a three story building causing a lady to have an asthma attack and be taken to Barzelai Hospital. A soldier in one of the hospital beds said he had been hit by sniper fire, and his hand was bandaged. We haven't heard about that… Continue

Added by Nadene Fern Goldfoot on January 7, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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