Iron Dome placed near Ashkelon after alert

April 9, 2013 02:24

The IDF deployed an Iron Dome anti-rocket battery near Ashkelon on Monday, media reports said.

An IDF spokeswoman said she could not confirm the location of the air defense battery, but said that an Iron Dome “is deployed in the South in line with operational needs and security evaluations.”Also on Monday evening, a code red rocket warning siren sounded in the Eshkol Regional Council area. However, it was not clear if a rocket caused the alarm.

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