IDF: Rocket alert siren in southern Israel was false alarm

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

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 7, 2017 09:55
Iron dome

Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket . (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

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.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


No fatalities have been reported.

This is a developing story.

Related Content

July 16, 2018
Country’s residents worry about impending big earthquake

By ILANIT CHERNICK