Israel says it intercepts rocket launch near Egypt's Sinai




 
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Israel says it intercepts rocket launch near Egypt's Sinai
 
August 13th, 2013  
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Israel says it intercepts rocket launch near Egypt's Sinai
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel intercepted a rocket near Egypt's Sinai Peninsula early on Tuesday, exploding it in the air over the southern Israeli city of Eilat, a military official said. No damage or injury was reported in the incident, but explosions reverberated in the dark skies over the desert hills surrounding the Israeli resort city, where it also set off air raid sirens, witnesses and Israeli news media said. Israel's Ynet website said it was the first time Israel's Iron Dome interceptor had struck a missile fired at Eilat. ...

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