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Iron Dome Shoots Down Gaza Rocket Headed for Eilat

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

Ynet – The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted a rocket launched at Eilat on Friday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit reported.

Several minutes earlier, a red alert siren sounded in the southern city, after security forces detected the launch from the Sinai Peninsula. Security sources were patrolling the area, but no hits were detected.

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