Israeli police examine a house in the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva that suffered a direct hit from a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip on October 17. Israel now believes a lightning strike accidentally triggered the Hamas rocket, and another that landed in the sea. Photo: Xinhua

Lightning strikes accidentally triggered Hamas rocket attack, Israel concludes

  • The bizarre theory has reportedly been accepted by the Israeli security cabinet
Topic |   Middle East

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Israeli police examine a house in the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva that suffered a direct hit from a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip on October 17. Israel now believes a lightning strike accidentally triggered the Hamas rocket, and another that landed in the sea. Photo: Xinhua
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