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IDF has downed more than 150 drones since Oct. 7

(JNS) — Since the start of the Israel-Hamas war on Oct. 7, the Israel Defense Forces has intercepted over 150 drones using ground-based systems such as the Iron Dome, the military announced Monday night.

Additional UAVs have been downed by fighter jets, according to the IDF.

On Tuesday morning, the IDF announced the interception of a “suspicious aerial target” heading towards Israel “from the east.” No warning sirens were activated as the target did not cross into Israeli territory.

Hours earlier, another “suspicious aerial target” was downed af...


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