Israel: U.S. citizens should exercise caution when visiting West Bank due to violent incidents

Posted on March 29, 2012 • Filed under: Middle East, Tourist Warning

The United States issued a travel warning to Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Thursday, citing additional precautions as a result of a recent rocket attack on Eilat and the Jordanian port city of Aqaba. On Monday, a Jordanian citizen was killed and five others wounded when a volley of Grad-type Katyusha rockets fired from Sinai at Eilat overshot the Israeli city and struck hotels at the Jordanian city of Aqaba. Read article

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