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  •  Wikipedia has a different count... (1+ / 0-)
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    ... than the one you quote from the Electronic Intifada.

    Wikipedia article on rocket attacks against Israel, and in fairness, the wikipedia article on Electronic Intifada.

    I haven't been here long enough to be considered a Kossack, does that mean that I'm just a sack?

    by Hey338Too on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 08:09:00 AM PST

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    •  I haven't quoted anything from (3+ / 0-)
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      the Electronic Intifada. That said, which number is different? EI is using numbers from Qassam Count, which I haven't heard of before but which appears to be a pro-Israel site tracking Qassam rocket firings.

      The Wikipedia article gets its numbers from official Israeli sources. (Though when you follow the links, the information it cites isn't actually there).

      •  Btw Qassam Count (2+ / 0-)
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        supports the chronology I gave: it reported only one rocket fired on Tuesday.

      •  Specifically, on November 11... (1+ / 0-)
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        ... EI states:

        Qassam Count records no rockets on 11 November. This can perhaps be explained by the fact that Palestinian factions were in talks over a truce and were keen to see calm restored.
        While Wikipedia has:
        Gazan terror groups fired over 100 rockets and mortars at Israeli cities and towns. A barrage against Sderot, timed to coincide with the morning commute to work, injured 3 people. One victim, physical education teacher Moshik Levy, was moderately wounded by shrapnel and glass from his car windshield which exploded in his face. A fourth person was injured while fleeing for cover, and five more people were treated for acute stress reaction. Two homes, one in Sderot and one in the Eshkol Regional Council, were damaged by direct rocket hits. United States Ambassador Dan Shapiro declared that his country "supports Israel’s right to defend itself and its citizens from these attacks."[294]
        I tried clicking on a number of links in the Wikipedia article, I was able to access the ones I tested.

        I haven't been here long enough to be considered a Kossack, does that mean that I'm just a sack?

        by Hey338Too on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 08:51:37 AM PST

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