IDF: Rocket alert siren in southern Israel was false alarm

The sirens sounded on Sunday morning and no damage or injuries have been reported.

May 7, 2017 09:55
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Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket . (photo credit: REUTERS)


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A rocket alert siren sounded on Sunday morning at the village of Kissufim, situated in the Eshkol Regional Council in southern Israel near the Gaza Border.

The IDF Spokesperson's Unit has confirmed that an alert was sounded but later updated that the siren was a false alarm.

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No fatalities have been reported.

This is a developing story.

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