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Barak: New Katyusha rocket fire in north is a 'grave' incident

Defense Minister Ehud Barak termed the firing of two Katyusha rockets from Lebanon into Israel on Tuesday as “grave,” but said that Israel would not make any changes to the status quo in the north as a response. “We will learn what happened together with the army officers, we’ll think and decide how to act,” Barak said. The two rockets struck the western Galilee town of Shlomi on Israel’s northern border early Tuesday morning, in an attack which a senior figure of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s Kadima party said was carried out to “heat up” the region in advance of President George W. Bush’s visit this week to Israel. The rockets caused no injuries but one lightly damaged a house. The other rocket landed in a street in the town, and Army Radio reported that it caused damage to an electricity pole. Full Story

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