Photo Credit: IDF
Iron Dome anti-missile defense system in action

A rocket fired by Gaza terrorists at southern Israel late Monday afternoon was shot down by the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, just seconds after a Code Red incoming rocket siren once again sent Israelis racing for the bomb shelters.

The rocket was on a trajectory heading for the southern Israeli city of Sderot. was shot down late Monday afternoon.


The warning siren, which was triggered at around 5:39 pm, was activated in Jewish communities ranging from Sderot all along the Ashkelon coastal region.


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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.