An Israeli soldier walks close to an "Iron Dome" battery, a short-range missile defence system designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, on July 9, 2014, placed close to the city of Tel Aviv
An Israeli soldier walks close to an "Iron Dome" battery, a short-range missile defence system designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, on July 9, 2014, placed close to the city of Tel Aviv © Ahmad Gharabli - AFP
An Israeli soldier walks close to an
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Last updated: July 10, 2014

2 Gaza rockets hit near Israel nuclear reactor

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Two rockets fired by Gaza militants Wednesday hit near the southern town of Dimona where Israel has a nuclear reactor, the military said on Twitter.

"A few minutes ago, Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired three rockets at Dimona. Two fell in open areas; Iron Dome intercepted the other," it said referring to the Israeli missile defence system.

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