Military sources said tonight that 13 persons were injured in the Katyusha rocket attack on Nahariya today in addition to the three killed. Earlier reports put the number of injured at eight. Several casualties were reported in Kiryat Shemona, also hit by rockets today, but the exact number was not given. Both Nahariya and Kiryat Shemona sustained severe property damage in what military sources described as the heaviest attacks since the Yom Kippur War.
United Nations sources said over 120 rockets rained down on the two towns. Nahariya and Kiryat Shemona are on a line with the Palestinian terrorist bases at Damour on the Lebanese coast and Nabatiyeh, inland, both of which were the targets of heavy Israeli air raids yesterday.
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