Monday, July 24th | 1 Av 5777

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
October 19, 2016 10:32 am

Hamas Reportedly Test-Fires Long-Range Rocket

avatar by JNS.org

Email a copy of "Hamas Reportedly Test-Fires Long-Range Rocket" to a friend
Hamas Qassam rocket launchers in the Gaza Strip. Photo: Wikipedia.

Hamas Qassam rocket launchers in the Gaza Strip. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – The Palestinian terror group Hamas reportedly test-fired at least one long-range rocket into the Mediterranean Sea on Monday.

Residents of southern Israel reported hearing a loud explosion following the test, Israel’s Channel 2 reported.

Hamas frequently launches rockets into the Mediterranean as it seeks to improve its capabilities ahead of any possible future conflict with Israel. In June, Hamas test-fired dozens of short-range rockets inside the Gaza Strip.

Earlier this month, Islamic State-affiliated Salafi jihadist groups in Gaza fired a rocket on the southern Israeli city of Sderot that narrowly missed Israeli homes. The Israel Air Force retaliated by striking several targets inside Gaza.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com