Two predictable developments: A violation of the “calm,” and Olmert’s assertion that there’s nothing they can do about it — c’est la vie. “Tahdia” Update. “Rockets fired at Sderot,” by Shmulik Hadad for YNet News:
Will truce last? At least eight Qassam rockets were fired at Sderot from the northern Gaza Strip Wednesday night following a brief lull in attacks on southern Israel communities.
Two rockets landed in town, near a school and next to a warehouse, and caused some damage. Security forces were attempting to pinpoint the landing site of another rocket that apparently fell in a residential area. One rocket landed in the Strip, while the others landed in open areas outside Sderot. […]
First rocket attack since Tuesday
Wednesday night’s barrage marks the first rocket attack since mid-day Tuesday, when Palestinians in Gaza fired a rocket at Ashkelon shortly after Prime Minister Ehud Olmert visited the southern city.
During his visit, Olmert said that rocket attacks on Ashkelon are likely to continue.
This has been Israel’s reality for the past 60 years, and this demands restraint as well as strength,” the prime minister told board members of the Barzilai Medical Center in the city.”The Grad is heavier than the Qassam, and we have no way of preventing these things (rocket attacks) from recurring.”