Israel’s Iron Dome – graphic of the day

Israel’s Iron Dome, the anti-missile defense system, is playing an increasingly important role in their escalating battle with Gaza based militants. A military spokeswoman said that Iron Dome has shot down at least 222 incoming rockets since Wednesday with a 90% success rate. Today’s graphic shows how the Iron Dome works.

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Residents of Israel’s commercial center say they feel more comfortable after new rocket defence system is deployed.

You can follow live coverage of the conflict along the Gaza Strip here.