Sderot has come under attack since Tuesday night (May 15), with a barrage of over 100 Kassam rockets landing in the town and surrounding area. Two women were seriously wounded by direct hits on their homes, and many were treated for injuries and shock. Other rockets hit a high school near Sapir College and a synagogue (May 17). Hamas has openly claimed responsibility for the ongoing attack.
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 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

Two people wounded when Sderot home hit by
Kassam rocket, May 16, 2007
(Photo: Reuters)

 

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

Residents in a bomb shelter during a rocket attack
in Sderot, May 16, 2007
(Photo: Reuters)

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

Israeli children board a bus evacuating them from 
Sderot, May 16, 2007. 
(Photo: Reuters)
 
 

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

 
Israeli firefighter in high school classroom in Sderot hit
by a rocket fired by Palestinian terrorists, May 17, 2007.
(Photo: Reuters)

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

High school students embrace during a rocket attack
at their school in Sderot May 17, 2007. 
(Photo: Reuters)

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

Direct hit on Sderot home
(Photo: GPO)

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

Fields of the Negev in flames
(Photo: GPO)

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

Israeli medics evacuate a lightly injured woman from
the scene of a rocket attack in Sderot May 17, 2007.
(Photo: Reuters)

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

Medics evacuate wounded Sderot resident
(Photo: GPO)

 

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

Israeli police officers inspect the remains of a rocket, fired
by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza at Sderot, May 17, 2007.
(Photo: Reuters)

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

Sderot in flames
(Photo: GPO)
 

 

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

An Israeli family waits for a bus to evacuate them
Sderot, May 17, 2007.
(Photo: Reuters)

 

 Kassam rockets strike Sderot-May 2007

Israeli residents wait to board a bus evacuating them
from Sderot, May 17, 2007.
(Photo: Reuters)