Hundreds or even thousands of rockets could be fired at Israel every day in a future war with Hezbollah, causing large-scale casualties, according to a new assessment by the Home Front Command.

That scenario was revealed Tuesday by outgoing Home Front commander Maj. Gen. Eyal Eizenberg, who said that the population of Israel needed to be prepared to face the challenge of hundreds of fatalities from rocket barrages.

“We need to prepare for the possibility of a ‘blitz’ which could lead to between 1,000 to 1,500 rockets falling on Israel daily,” Eizenberg said. […]