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  ניסן 1, 5774 , 01/04/14

Explosions Heard in Eilat - Rocket Attack Suspected

A spokesman for the police in the southern city of Eilat reported numerous telephone reports from people hearing explosions, Tuesday morning. A rocket is suspected and police vehicles are carrying out a widespread search.

At least two sharp explosions were heard, preceded by the whistle of a shot and a trail of smoke that did not point to the rocket coming down in the city. Channel 2 Television reported that two Grad rockets were fired at the Red Sea port but were shot down by the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system.

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