Quinn’s Near Miss in Israel

There was a “rocket explosion” about 10 minutes outside the place in Israel where City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was meeting with an Israeli official, according to Quinn’s office.

Nobody was injured, and Quinn will discuss the incident at 2 p.m. in a conference call with reporters.

The blast took place in Nir-am Kibbutz, close to Sderot.

— Azi Paybarah