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Nadene Fern Goldfoot's Blog – March 2008 Archive (2)

Hitting Ashkelon: Peace Process Continues Says Abbas

Monday, March 3, 2008

Hitting Ashkelon Has No Bad Effect on Peace Process, Says Abbas

Wednesday's violence started when Israel finally had an airstrike in Southern Gaza after being bombarded by rockets into Sderot and now hitting Ashkelon. They killed 5 of the Qassam Brigade terrorists. The terrorists were seen carrying out a special operation against Israel. Militants responded by "firing barrages of rockets at Sderot" and killed an Israeli civilian. By Thursday… Continue

Added by Nadene Fern Goldfoot on March 3, 2008 at 11:00pm — No Comments

March 2008 Missile Attacks on Ashkelon

Saturday, March 1, 2008

Portland's Sister City Ashkelon Hit For Third Time Overnight

Ashkelon and Sderot were hit with 21 missiles overnight. The rockets came in two waves for the third day in a row. five people were injured when two crashed into a house. Dozens of shock victims were treated. Eleven Qassam missiles exploded at Sderot early Saturday.

Ashdod, 27 km from Gaza and north of Ashkelon, is preparing its defenses now. They have 12 alert systems… Continue

Added by Nadene Fern Goldfoot on March 1, 2008 at 7:00am — No Comments

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