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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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