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Israel declares state of alert after allegedly launching two airstrikes on Syria

posted May 6, 2013, 5:39 AM by Prep Experts
May 5, 2013
Israel has declared a state of alert on its embassies, consulates, and missions around the world after reportedly launching two airstrikes on Syria, Al-Mayadeen reported. The IDF has deployed a rocket defense system in the north of the country.
The airspace over northern Israel and Haifa area was said to be closed off to civilian flights after reports came that two Iron Dome batteries were moved also to the north of the country. Officials did not offer much comment.
The only reaction came from a military source, who said the IDF moved the batteries as part of "ongoing situational assessments," AP reports.
The deployment came several hours after Israel carried out what is believed an airstrike in Damascus that attacked a shipment of Iranian-made missiles bound for Hezbollah.