Lebanese rockets hit Israel


A rare rocket salvo from south Lebanon jarred Israel, though no one was hurt.

At least two Katyusha rockets slammed into the northern Israeli border town of Shlomi early Tuesday, causing damage to buildings but no casualties. Lebanese authorities had no immediate comment on the attack, which for many Israelis aroused memories of Hezbollah rocket barrages during the 2006 war.

But Israeli security analysts said Hezbollah was unlikely to have been responsible and that the rockets – relatively small 107mm Katyushas – were likely fired by Lebanon-based Palestinian terrorists looking to disrupt President Bush’s visit to the region this week.

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