Iron Dome Missile Defense Intercepts Rockets From Hamas

ABC News' Hamish MacDonald describes the success of Israeli defense systems.
1:34 | 07/13/14

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Transcript for Iron Dome Missile Defense Intercepts Rockets From Hamas
We've just seen the I don't defense system in action in the skies above. Tel Aviv -- that's a promise that at 9 PM local time it would send about odds of rockets. Flying north and they returned to their word -- -- three have been accepted. Above Tel -- in a pretty short space of time. Now the pitches. Up pretty clearly you see this -- Wolf closing about the sky line about the military headquarters in the censored midtown. And then it disappears for a moment and then -- -- -- -- bright red flash. As he anticipates the rockets now -- defense system is pretty hugely successful you hear the sirens go off festival -- morning. -- residents in Tel Aviv as well as other pots. -- the country depending on where you why you have between fifteen seconds and one half minutes to runs -- shelter. -- more he deception takes place there is seven. Of these fine don't defense systems in place around the country and they basically -- calling using -- to the rocket as it heads up. North of Gaza it follows that it tracks it engages as an -- to sit sit. It's so -- that has meant that despite having many -- in Gaza. That hasn't been -- the loss of life. To -- rockets being fired out of Gaza. Towards the Israeli population. Previously told ABC news to --

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