From Egyptian territory: A rocket hits Israeli city near border

Israeli police stand next to a rocket that landed in the resort town of Eilat, southern Israel, early Thursday, April 5, 2012. At least one rocket hit Eilat near the Egyptian and Jordanian borders Thursday, Israeli police said, causing no injuries. Police spokesperson said the rocket was likely launched from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. (AP Photo/Yehuda Ben Itah) ISRAEL OUTA rocket fired from Egypt’s Sinai desert hit a southern Israeli resort city early Thursday, police said, raising new concerns about militant activity in the mountainous peninsula. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Sinai was becoming a “terror zone.”

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