'Iron Dome' intercepts Grad fired from Gaza at Ashkelon

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 20, 2011 13:47

A Grad rocket fired from the Gaza Strip toward Ashkelon was intercepted by the "Iron Dome" rocket defense system Saturday afternoon. The "Color Red" warning siren was sounded in the city prior to the interception.

Over 45 rockets have been fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip in the past 48 hours, the IDF Spokesman's Office said Saturday.


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