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80 Rockets Hit Israel

11:47 AM, Oct 24, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The Jerusalem Post reports that 80 rockets have been fired from Gaza on Israel:

A total of 80 rockets were fired so far from Gaza on rural areas in the South of Israel since Tuesday night. Eight rockets that were fired on Wednesday afternoon were intercepted over Ashkelon.

The Iron Dome successfully intercepted a Grad rocket, one of eight struck down since Tuesday night.  

A barrage of rockets and mortar shells rained down on southern Israel since Tuesday night, injuring five, causing damage and sending local residents fleeing for cover. 

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