Israeli Airstrikes Kill 3 in Gaza Strip
- Duration 2:51
- Date Mar 12, 2012
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Size -- now -- we have about 220.
Rockets coming out of the Gaza Strip here in this southern Israel the iron dome missile defense system.
Has -- about 90% effective in keeping any Israelis from getting hurt or killed by these missiles but I can tell you as.
We've had incoming rounds here into this area is awfully scary in the line of fire.
Looking at the iron dome battery this is the missile defense system that the Israelis have Houdini right now -- tracking in this little coming out of Gaza.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The reason it hired as a calculated that the missile could conceivably.
Hit some type of population area -- second.
-- right here in the iron dome.
Interceptors is good -- -- it isn't 200 missiles that have come out of -- here in the past little while the sirens.
To go off here.
It is impossible to figure out exactly where this missile from Gaza is going to -- and no I'm not there.
Missile it just hit.
No more than about 200 yards away from is that black smoke.
And I can tell you from standing here you get a sense the fear that the nearly one million Israelis who live in range of these missiles living when they hear those air raid sirens go off this began back on Friday with the Israeli assassination.
Of a well known militant leader down in the Gaza Strip and as of now Janet there is no hope for a cease fire as we're still hearing the sound of Israeli F fifteens.
An F sixteens that are pounding away at militant targets there about ten miles south of where we are right now.
Women are getting a statement as -- from the secretary of state Hillary Clinton that's condemning she says in the strongest terms a rocket fire from Gaza into southern Israel.
And she goes on to say we call on both sides all sides make every effort to restore the -- -- -- part of that the reason why this story so -- and is because people are watching erotic that it these have a rockets are being fired now the question then becomes what happens.
It is -- -- with Iran or vice Versa.
Absolutely -- Islamic Jihad is mostly responsible for the firing out of the Gaza Strip.
They are definitely Iranian proxy however Hamas which is now distance itself a little bit for Iran.
Is at least trying to stay out of this spray but it certainly gives you a sense.
-- right now just one hit inside -- -- -- strip caused.
Everything that we have right now there's a lot of fire PowerPoint -- at Israel some hundreds of thousands of rockets -- from the north Lebanon where you have Hezbollah and Islamic Jihad there in the Gaza Strip.
Pointed in north from the south.
It certainly would be Israel's cross hairs if there was a strike on Iran.