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Deadly Hezbollah Rocket Attacks Rain on Israel

About 130 Hezbollah rockets land in Israel, killing eight civilians and injuring 15. The deadly barrage followed a near-record 230 rockets fired Wednesday. During the current conflict, 27 Israelis have died in Hezbollah rocket attacks. The rockets accompanied heavy fighting in southern Lebanon between Israel and Hezbollah.

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Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.