Middle East

Gaza rockets land in sea off city of Haifa

Smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched towards Israel from northern Gaza July 9, 2014. (REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun)

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Two long-range rockets fired by militants in Gaza crashed into the sea off the northern port city of Haifa Wednesday, Israeli media reported.

Haifa lies 165 kilometers north of the Gaza Strip where Israel has been waging a major air campaign against militants from the Islamist Hamas movement.

If confirmed, it would be the furthest a rocket fired from Gaza has ever travelled.





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