Hamas says it beat Iron Dome with concentrated salvos. The IDF says it didn’t

May 7, 2019

The Times of Israel – Officials say that despite new tactic by Gaza terror groups, relatively few projectiles managed to penetrate Israel’s missile defense system, which had an 86% success rate

Hamas’s military wing boasted Monday that it had developed a new rocket-launching tactic that “overcame” Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system, leading to the deaths and injuries of numerous Israelis over the past two days.

A spokesman for Hamas’s Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Abu Obeida, said in a social media post that “The Qassam Brigades, thanks to God, succeeded in overcoming the so-called Iron Dome by adopting the tactic of firing dozens of missiles in one single burst.”

“The high intensity of fire and the great destructive ability of the missiles that were introduced by the Qassam [Brigades]… succeeded in causing great losses and destruction to the enemy,” he added.

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