IDF Foresees Greater Rocket Threat on Home Front

[Ynet News] Hanan Greenberg - IDF Home Front Command head Maj.-Gen. Yair Golan warned Sunday that Israel may face an increasing threat from rockets over the next few years. Golan said that "in the next five years, our enemies may fire 200-300 tons of explosives in rockets on Israel," adding that during the Second Lebanon War the rockets fired by Hizbullah at Israel totaled 30 tons of explosives. "The numbers may seem high but this isn't a catastrophe in waiting. We are more than capable of handling it," he said.

2008-10-27 01:00:00

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