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Israeli forces checking remains of Katyusha rocket
in northern Israel on November 29, 2012.
Photo by: Yaron KaminskyUNIFIL deploys extra troops and patrols along border, after four rockets launched into Israel overnight; no causualties reported in rocket fire, Israel responds with artillery rounds.Image shows Iranian missile site was destroyed two weeks ago(Courtesy DigitalGlobe — Institute for Science and International Security)Two weeks after a mysterious explosion at an Iranian missile base, a Washington-based research group has released a satellite image showing extensive damage to the site.The image of the compound, near the city of Malard, doesn’t provide any clues as to what caused the Nov. 12 explosion, which Iranian authorities described as an “accident” involving the transport of ammunition. But it does make clear that the facility has been effectively destroyed