News Briefs

  11/15/2012, Kislev 1, 5773

Missile Strikes in the Tel Aviv Area; Cell Service Down

Military sources were checking, Thursday evening, if missiles struck the city of Tel Aviv after two reported soundings of the Color Red missile-alert system. A correspondent for Agence France Presse reported a missile landing in the sea. Public Safety Minister Yitzchak Aharonovitch confirmed the sighting to Channel 1 government television.

Cellular telephone service in large parts of the Dan area surrounding the city reportedly collapsed.