Sunday, August 24, 2014

IDF Operation Protective Edge - August 23, 2014

Shavua tov, everyone. Here's the news from Israel, starting from the end of Shabbat. As always, the most recent updates are at the top.


11:54pm IDF Spox reports the following numbers...from the beginning of Protective Edge, Gazan terror organizations (Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Fatah, etc.) have fired the following:

260 rockets fired from schools
130 fired from cemeteries
160 from religious places of worship
50 from hospitals

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11:50pm IDF confirms that that the rocket fired at Northern Israel an hour ago ... was fired from Lebanon.
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11:47pm Hamas terrorists stationed near a school in Gaza fired a mortar yesterday that killed 4-year-old Daniel Tragerman. 

IDF on Twitter  
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11:43 pm IDF Spox Video. Rocket launched at Israel from Gaza Medical Facility.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmh1dhRGzzM&feature=youtu.be

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11:16 pm Rocket alert Hof Ashkelon
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11:14 pm Minor correction: The IDF reports that the school from which the rocket was launched nearby yesterday was not a UNRWA shelter as originally thought, but a civilian shelter set up by Hamas. 
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11:14 pm Rocket alert Kerem Shalom
11:03 pm Rocket alert Hof Ashkelon

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10:54pm In the rocket strike minutes ago towards the Beer Sheva region. ...there are conflicting reports of whether the rockets were intercepted or not....as there was shrapnel that fell or it may have been a rocket (or 2). Reports of 5 suffering from emotional trauma at this time.

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10:44 pm See the top pic in the NY Times. Is there any difference between Hamas and ISIS?
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10:40 pm Another rocket alert in the Negev

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10:39pm In the rocket attack on the Upper Galilee...2 rockets apparently fell in open areas near Acco. No reports of damage or injuries at this time. It is also not clear if the rockets were fired from Syria or Lebanon.

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10:39 pm Rocket alerts Be'er Sheva and the Negev 
10:24pm Rocket Alerts in the Upper Galilee

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9:59pm Warning to Hamas: If the start of the school year is delayed by even one hour because of your stupid war, ISIS will look like Snow White compared to what Israeli mothers will do to you.

Translation and adaptation by Jameel. Original in Hebrew by Avi Nussbaum on "סטטוסים מצייצים"


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9:21pm Multiple rocket alerts Sha'ar HaNegev
8:53pm Multiple Rocket alerts Eshkol Region

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 8:46pm (Motzei Shabbat)

Daniel Tregerman HY”D, a four year old Israeli child was killed on Friday, Aug.22 when Hamas launched a rocket directed towards Israel. The rocket was launched next to a school run by the United Nations Refugee and Works Agency, which was being used as a shelter for Gazan citizens, according to the IDF Spokesperson.

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/idf-israeli-toddler-murdered-by-rocket-fired-near-unrwa-schoolshelter/2014/08/23/


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8:18pm multiple rocket alerts Shfela
8:16pm Ongoing Rocket alerts Gush Dan, Shfela areas
8:07pm Rocket Alert Sderot, Sapir, Shaar Hanagev
8:03pm Multiple Rocket Alerts Kerem Shalom

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