IDF: Iron Dome activated in Golan Heights after false rocket siren sounded

After hearing a rocket siren on Thursday afternoon, Golan Heights residents claimed that they witnessed an Iron Dome interception and heard loud explosions. The IDF has confirmed that an Iron Dome battery was activated but stressed that the rocket sirens were a false alarm.
Iron Dome anti-missile battery in IDF base in northern Israel Photo Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90

Golan Heights residents evacuated to bomb shelters on Thursday at around 5:15 PM when rocket sirens were activated in the area. Some residents even reported that they saw an Iron Dome interception and heard loud explosions.

The IDF has confirmed that an Iron Dome battery was activated. However, the military stressed that the rocket sirens were a false alarm and that the reports about an Iron Dome interception are incorrect.



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