As many as two people were physically injured by a rocket, reportedly fired from Gaza, that struck the village of Zohar, southern Israel on May 13th 2021, according to local reports.
The Times of Israel said the Magen David Adom ambulance service provided assistance to three people in the small community of Zohar near Kiryat Gat. A 60-year-old woman was said to have sustained light injuries from broken glass, a 40-year-old woman was slightly injured whilst she made his way to a bomb shelter, and another woman suffered an acute anxiety attack. Raya News quoted Israeli media outlets saying two of the victims had been injured by shrapnel.
Several Arabic media sources described the strike as taking place within the city of Kiryat Gat and reported a similar number of injuries.
The Unews Press Agency reported the rocket stuck close to a residential home.
No further information was discovered regarding the identity of the victims.
The Times of Israel reported the strike occurred after more than 100 rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel.
Reports of the incident began appearing just before 15:00.
The incident occured at approximately 2:30 pm local time.
- Name unknown 40 years old female injured
- Name unknown 60 years old female injured
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Reports of the incident mention the moshav of Zohar (צומת גורל) near Kiryat Gat (קרית גת) being struck, for which the coordinates are: 31.593985, 34.691024. Due to limited information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.