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April 20, 2012 8:20 am

Report: Libyan Rockets Reach Egypt, Fired into Israel

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Qassam-Rockets in Sderot. Photo: Mark Peters.

JPost/AP- An Israeli defense official says rockets fired from Egypt toward Israel this month were smuggled from Libya.

Israel says at least two rockets were launched from Egypt’s Sinai desert at the Israeli resort town of Eilat. No one was hurt. Egypt denies the rockets were fired from its territory.

Libya has become an illicit source of weapons since the fall of dictator Moammar Gadhafi last year.

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