Rockets strike Tel Aviv area, city’s siren rings for first time since Gulf War

Click photo to download. Caption: Tel Aviv. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.( A rocket launched by the Palestinian terrorist group Islamic Jihad struck the Tel Aviv suburb of Holon on Nov. 15, Haaretz reported, following an earlier rocket that fell outside Rishon Lezion (roughly 15 kilometers outside Tel Aviv).

Due to the rockets, a real air raid siren was heard in Tel Aviv—Israel’s second-largest city and its commercial center—for the first time since the Gulf War in the early 1990s.

No casualties or injuries were reported as a result of this rare occurrence of Gaza rockets reaching central Israel.

Posted on November 15, 2012 .