IDF deploys Iron Dome amid threat from terror group - US & World News

IDF deploys Iron Dome amid threat from terror group | Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:48 am

The Israel Defense Forces said it deployed Iron Dome missile defense batteries throughout central Israel on Monday amid the Gaza-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist group’s threat that it will avenge Israel’s recent destruction of a cross-border attack tunnel.

Ten PIJ operatives, including two senior commanders, were killed during Israel’s operation to destroy the tunnel. PIJ stated that Israel’s “threats to target the movement’s leadership is a declaration of war, which we will confront.”

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