Israeli Iron Dome filmed intercepting rockets from Gaza
Sirens blared in the coastal Israeli city of Ashkelon as the Iron Dome missile defence system intercepted rockets in the sky.
Israel’s Iron Dome missile-defense system is designed to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and mortars. During the recent conflict, it has been used to destroy more than 200 rockets bound for Israeli cities. Here’s how it works. Photo: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images