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Five Katyusha Rockets Hit Eilat

Five Katyusha rockets hit the city of Eilat on Monday morning. No injuries reported.
By Maayana Miskin
First Publish: 8/2/2010, 8:48 AM

Five Katyusha rockets hit the city of Eilat on Monday morning. According to police, two exploded in open areas and three fell into the sea. No injuries were reported.

Residents of the city reported hearing loud blasts at approximately 8 a.m.

Jordanian officials reported that a rocket hit Aqaba as well, exploding next to a local hotel. Four people were wounded.

Israel has asked Egyptian official to help determine the source of the rocket fire. The rocket fire is suspected to have been carried out by terrorists in Sinai, though other possibilities are being examined as well.

Rockets were fired at Eilat three and a half months ago. One landed in the sea, and one hit the Jordanian city of Aqaba.

Click here for more on the terror threat on the city of Eilat.