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  11/1/2011, Cheshvan 4, 5772

Missiles Ground 200,000 Students in South

Israel’s southern cities closed schools to 200,000 students for the third straight day as Gaza terrorists break several hours of “calm.”

Be’er Sheva, Ashdod. Kiryat Gat, Ashkelon, Gan Yavne and Sderot, along with the Be’er Sheva suburb of Omer, declared Monday night that classrooms would remain empty. Kibbutz Hatzerim, five miles east of Be’er Sheva, also closed its school.