JERUSALEM (AP) - Police say Gaza militants fired two rockets at
the Israeli city of Beersheba - reaching deeper into Israel than
The strike came as Israel's prime minister, defense minister and
foreign minister meet in Jerusalem to decide on Israel's next move
Beersheba is located 28 miles from Gaza.
Police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld says the long-range rocket
landed in an open area outside the city on Tuesday evening. The
mayor of Beersheba has told Israel television that the other rocket
hit an empty kindergarten.
Israel is currently conducting an air offensive to crush Gaza's
rulers, militant group Hamas. They have vowed to strike deep into
Israel. More than 360 Palestinians and four Israelis have died so