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2 Gaza rockets shot down over Jerusalem, 2 hit West Bank

Published on Jul 11, 2014 12:37 AM
 

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Gaza militants fired four rockets at Jerusalem on Thursday, with two shot down over the city and another two hitting open spaces, the Israeli army said.

Witnesses and Palestinian security officials said one rocket struck near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maaleh Adumim, while a second hit close to an Israeli military prison near Ramallah.

"Four rockets were fired at Jerusalem, of which two landed in open areas and two were intercepted," an army spokesman told AFP, without giving further details.

Police confirmed the two rockets not intercepted had hit open areas near Maaleh Adumim and in the Ramallah area.

 
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