17 mai 2018

Israel Activates Iron Dome Air Defense Following False Alert on Syrian Border


The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have deployed the country's missile defense system Iron Dome after air attack sirens went off in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights on the border with Syria due to a false alarm. The Israeli military stated that it was a false alarm that triggered missile sirens in the Golan Heights. Earlier, locals reported hearing explosions at the time of the alert. The IDF spokesman said that an investigation was underway and warned that "the reports regarding an aircraft [...]