More rockets fired at northern Israel


JERUSALEM (JTA) — At least three Katyusha rockets fired from Lebanon landed in northern Israel.

The rockets, fired Wednesday morning, landed near Kiryat Shemona. No damage or injuries were reported.

A fourth Katyusha fell short, landing in Lebanon, Lebanese officials confirmed.

The Israeli army returned fire toward the area of the rocket launchers.

Residents of northern Israel were ordered to bomb shelters during the attacks and asked to stay near shelters in case of more attacks.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, or a similar Katyusha attack from Lebanon on Jan. 8 that crashed through the roof of a Nahariya retirement home, injuring two. Hezbollah denied involvement in the earlier attack.

Also Wednesday, the air raid siren sounded throughout Jerusalem at about 1 p.m., alarming city residents. A malfunction in the siren system caused the problem, according to the Home Front Command. 

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