Israel's Iron Dome Triggers Warning Sirens after Misidentifying Object – IDF

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“Sirens sounded in the Sha’ar HaNegev and Sdot Negev regional councils,” the IDF wrote on Twitter.

The alarm has turned out to be “a false identification,” according to the IDF.

Social media users have started posting pictures of an interceptor from the Iron Dome system that was “launched as a result of incorrect identification.”

On October 10, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that Israel was going to ease conditions in the Gaza Strip in order to forestall an escalation in the south.

The same day, the World Health Organization said in a situation report that at least 14 Palestinians, including four children, had been killed by Israeli forces during demonstrations on the Gaza Strip border from September 23 to October 6, while 1,434 others had been injured.

Tensions between the Israelis and the Palestinians on the Gaza border have been mounting since late March, which marked the beginning of the Great March of Return wave of protests.

READ MORE: Two Palestinians Killed in Clashes With Israeli Forces on Gaza Border — Ministry

For decades, Israel has been in conflict with the Palestinians, who have been seeking diplomatic recognition for an independent state on the territories of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, which are partially controlled by Israel, and the Gaza Strip.

The Israeli government refuses to recognize Palestine as an independent political and diplomatic entity and continues to build settlements in the occupied areas, despite objections from the United Nations.

© Sputnik / Ahmed Abed



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