Hamas Rockets Put Israel's Nuclear Facility in Battle Zone
Fightings between Israel and Hamas have taken a new dimension, threatening Israel nuclear plant. Fears are running high in Israel after the news of Hamas missiles threatening to target top secret nuclear facility at Dimona. Disturbed with constant rocket attacks from Hamas Israelis are fleeing from their. Schools have been closed down.
There is no sign of any let up from Israeli side. They continued their offensive on Gaza.
Rocket attacks from Gaza have forced Israelis to flee in ever greater numbers, escalating the belief among Israel's military chiefs that Hamas missiles could threaten the nation's top secret nuclear facility at Dimona.
Israeli officials say that Hamas has acquired dozens of Iranian-made Fajr-3 missiles and with it, an even longer range than previously seen. Many fear that as the group acquires ever more sophisticated weaponry it is only a matter of time before the nuclear installation at Dimona, 20 miles east of Beersheba, falls within its sights.
Dimona houses Israel’s only nuclear reactor and is believed to be where nuclear warheads are stored.
Israeli officials allowed dozens of Palestinian holders of foreign passports to flee the fighting in the Gaza Strip on Friday.
Army spokesman Peter Lerner says nearly 300 Palestinians poured through the Israeli-controlled Erez crossing Friday morning. The Palestinians hold citizenship from a number of other countries, including the U.S., Russia, Turkey and Kazakhstan.
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