Some articles on mortar shells, shells, mortars, mortar:
... Israeli army stated that Hamas militants were firing mortar shells from the school just moments before the strike Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs ... Instead mortar shells were used ... that the IDF was returning fire after coming under attack, that its shells did not hit the school compound, and that this has been acknowledged by the UN ...
... June 2, 2008 Seven Qassam rockets and four mortars hit the western Negev desert ... June 5, 2008 Hamas fired three mortar shells from Gaza which landed in the Nirlat paint factory in Kibutz Nir Oz killing Amnon Ronsenberg, a 52-year-old father of three on Thursday ... al-Qassam Brigades claimed responsibility for the firing of the mortar ...
... August 9, 2009 Palestinian militants fired mortars into southern Israel ... During one round, the mortars landed two mortar shells struck near the Erez Crossing, just yards away from ambulances that were transferring a Palestinian heart patient to Israel for treatment." During ... The mortar shells landed near an IDF base and injured an Israeli soldiers ...
... December 3 At least four Qassam rockets and 15 mortar rounds were fired from the Gaza Strip at the western Negev ... One mortar attack damaged an Israeli power cable being used to transfer electricity to the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip ... December 6–7 At least 20 Qassam rockets and mortar shells fired from the Gaza Strip hit the western Negev over the weekend ...
Famous quotes containing the words shells and/or mortar:
“We are going to pull out the plug. We have reached the point where shells do not hurt us any more.”
—Michel Aoun (b. 1935)
“For the first time Im content to see
What poor mortar and bricks
I have to build with, knowing that I can
Never in seventy years be more a man
Than now a sack of meal upon two sticks.”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)