Rockets shot at Israel’s capital

Fighting persists as Egyptian visits

Posted: November 17, 2012 at 3:37 a.m.

Palestinian militants fired rockets for the first time at Jerusalem on Friday in a daring new escalation of hostilities with Israel on the third day of their latest lethal conflict over the Gaza Strip. The attack triggered air-raid sirens and panicked residents who had thought themselves secure from such attacks because of the holy city’s multireligious heritage and large Palestinian population.

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