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Barrage of Hamas rockets intercepted over
central Israel; Explosions heard in Tel Aviv

Jerusalem Post [Israel], by Yaakov Lappin

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/10/2014 7:18:16 AM

On Day 3 of Operation Protective Edge, barrage of rockets from Gaza fired at cities across Israel; Iron Dome intercepts several rockets above Tel Aviv; Dimona, home of nuclear reactor, targeted for second straight day. Code Red sirens sounded in several communities throughout Israel on Thursday afternoon as Israel´s anti-rocket system successfully intercepted a barrage of Hamas-fired projectiles over the Shfela region. Audible explosions were also heard in the Tel Aviv area , although no Code Red siren proceeded the explosions. Sirens sounded in areas of central Israel surrounding Tel Aviv, such as Lod, Ramle, and the Shfela, which absorbed

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 7/10/2014 8:15:49 AM     (No. 9918033)

i am not an expert on this, but i´m sure some here at Lcom are..
on tv i see first generation rockets being launched into Israel..
they are being shot from pickup trucks..
they undoubtedly have tens of THOUSANDS of these.. they can probably get these from Russia for FREE..
Israel´s anti-rocket system is designed to stop more sophisticated and FEWER rockets, from what i can understand.. Reagan´s idea was to stop devastating larger, nuclear missiles, not WWII era rockets on a MASSIVE scale..
to cut to the chase..
Israel probably is spending one MILLION dollars to stop each one THOUSAND dollar missile coming in..
i think they are gonna run out of these high tech defensive missile long before the terrorists run out of pickup trucks with fifty missiles on each one..
anyone have a better read on this?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: M2, 7/10/2014 8:48:17 AM     (No. 9918076)

It´s great to see Israel´s Iron Dome defense system working. It´s horrific to know that Hamas is now targeting Tel Aviv. At least we know that Israel can defend herself.

But what about the US? Didn´t Obama dismantle our missile Defense shield or did I dream that? What would happen to us if we were attacked, a more likely prospect every day Obama is in office.

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