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January 27, 2013 11:52 am

Amid Syria Concerns IDF Deploys Iron Dome Battery Near Haifa

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Israel's 5th Iron Dome battery. Photo: MOD.

JPost – The IDF deployed an Iron Dome air defense battery in the Haifa area on Sunday, amid an escalation in the Syrian civil war and concerns over Syria’s sizable chemical weapons arsenal falling into radical Islamic hands.

An army spokesman confirmed that a battery had been deployed to the north, but claimed the move was “routine.”

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