Additional Iron Dome batteries deployed in southern Israel following rockets attack
The IDF deployed additional Iron Dome missile defense batteries in several cities in the south in preparation for a possible escalation and rocket fire towards Israel, after four rockets were fired by Muslim terrorists on Wednesday afternoon.
Code Red rocket alert sirens sounded in Nahal Oz, Sa’ad and Kfar Azza.
The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted two rockets over Nahal Oz.
Two rockets exploded in open areas causing no injuries or damage.
Police sappers were called and roads were closed in the area while police secure the scene.
In response to the rockets and the explosive device, Israeli fighter jets bombed Hamas terror targets in Gaza on Wednesday night.
“In response to the four rockets fired from Gaza at Israel earlier today, IDF fighter jets struck Hamas terror targets in Gaza, including a weapons manufacturing site and a military compound, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit tweeted.