Thursday, July 27, 2006

2 Av - July 27 The next day

Good morning. Here's hoping today will bring better news then yesterday.

5:50 PM Total of 84 rockets

5:40 PM 16 people treated for shock in Carmiel.

5:37 PM Ismail Haniya, the Palestinian PM has called for a cease fire. They will stop Kasam attacks and hand over Gilad Shalit, if Israel stops all actions in Gaza and frees Hamas captives including cabinet ministers.

5:15 PM More rockets over Tiverya, total of 75 rockets so far today.

5:02 Israel warns Palestinians by phone to get out before houses are attacked...with direct phone calls and SMS, PA trying to stop this.

4:36 PM Total of 16 Katyushas in Western Galilee

4:30 PM 4 lighty wounded in Majdel Karom and Carmiel

4:29 PM Cabinet has decided to call up more reserve units.

4:26 PM Sorry for the lack of posting, busy day. One wounded in rocket barrage in Western Galilee. Rockets fall in Carmiel. Katyushas in Naharia, 3 buildings destroyed. Property damage in Kiryat Shmoneh.

2:49 PM 2 Katyushas hit Nahariya, 1 in Rosh HaNikra. RPG shot at troops in Gaza.

1:53 PM More fighting reported in the Saj'iyah section of Gaza. At least to groups of terrorists killed, one carrying anti-tank weapons.

1:50 PM Sirens in the North. Haifa, Kiryot, Acco.

1:09 PM Palestinian sources reporting 15 wounded in Gaza City from Israeli fire.

1:05 PM Massive bombing runs in Southern Lebanon by IAF

1:00 2 Katyushas fall near Ma'alot, no injuries reported

12:19 PM Last night Hizbullah representative in the Lebanese Parliment spoke on their TV statation (Al-Manur) asking for a cease fire in Southern Lebanon. -+Litvshe comments+- In other words, their running out of ammo and need time to rearm.

11:56 AM Army still advancing in mission to take over Bint Jabaeil.

11:53 AM 24 Katyushas have fallen so far in the Galil. 1 wounded lightly.

11:27 AM Pictures of families from the North being hosted by the Jewish community in Chevron.


11:24 AM 3 more soldiers wounded in Bint Jabaeil

11:01 AM Katyushas fallen around Har Chatzor, Tzfat. Sirens in Haifa.

11:00 AM I've spoken with Jameel and he will not be around until next week. He apologizes.

9:52 AM Australia pulling all it's UN related forces out of Southern Lebanon, stating International Peacekeeping Force - Suicide Mission.

9:25 AM Overnight update II: Israeli actions in Lebanon and Gaza. 3 trucks carrying armaments on the Damascus-Beirut highway attacked. 40 buildings and command centers used as cover for Hizbullah terrorists as well as armament storage struck by air raids. 3 rocket launchers taken out. Additional roads and bridges used to transport rockets and ammunition also struck. 23 Palestinians killed in fighting in Gaza.

9:15 AM Overnight update: 9 Israeli soldiers killed in fighting yesterday. 8 in Bint Jabaeil, Corporal Ohad Kleisner, 20, of Bet Horon, Lt. Alex Shwartzman, 24, of Acre (Akko), Corporal Shimon Edga, 21, of Kiryat Gat, Sgt. Shimon Dahan, 20, of Ashdod, Corporal Asaf Namar, 27, of Kiryat Yam, Major Royie Klein, 31, of the Samarian community of Eli, Lt. Amichai Merchavia, 24, of Eli and Sgt. Edan Cohen, 21, of Jaffa. Lt. Yiftah Shrier, 21, of Haifa was killed in a seperate fight in Maroun A Ra'as. May there memories be a blessing and may Hashem exact his revenge on the spilling of their blood.
Katusha rockets have fallen in Tzfat, Ma'alot and Shlomi in the last hour, as well as Kasamim in Sderot and the Western Negev. No reports of injuries.

Wherever I am, my blog turns towards Eretz Yisrael

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the update. I wish you all Love and Blessings. I hope today will be a better day for all.
God bless the soldiers that have given there lives defending your freedoms. I know they are in a better place. God is proud of them ! So am I.

Your country is so beautiful there. I hope one day I can come and visit. I went to the link below and there is so mcuh history there. So many pretty places to go and see. Stay safe !

http://www.goisrael.com/Tourism_Eng/

Ari Kinsberg said...

Is that picture from Chevron or Kiryat Arba?

Anonymous said...

Corporal Ohad Kleisner, 20, of Bet Horon,
Lt. Alex Shwartzman, 24, of Acre (Akko),
Corporal Shimon Edga, 21, of Kiryat Gat,
Sgt. Shimon Dahan, 20, of Ashdod,
Corporal Asaf Namar, 27, of Kiryat Yam,
Major Royie Klein, 31, of Eli,
Lt. Amichai Merchavia, 24, of Eli Sgt. Edan Cohen, 21, of Jaffa.
Lt. Yiftah Shrier, 21, of Haifa

These soldiers have made the ultimate sacrifice al kiddush Hashem. Yehay Zichram Baruch. Hashem Yikom Damam.

Isaac said...

Re: The UN observers:

Have you seen this? One of the observers had emailed:

What I can tell you is this: we have on a daily basis had numerous occasions where our position has come under direct or indirect fire from both artillery and aerial bombing. The closest artillery has landed within 2 meters of our position and the closest 1000 lb aerial bomb has landed 100 meters from our patrol base. This has not been deliberate targeting, but has rather been due to tactical necessity.


...But I guess Kofi had a clearer read of the tactical situation.

Josh said...

the bitter irony of chevron becoming a the safe place to be. on top of the fact that we know that room in the picture, not long ago we celebrated a bar mitzvah at those very tables.

danniella said...

“I don’t want to be lonely, I just want to be alone”

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