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Israel faced a fierce bombardment of over 300 drones and ballistic missiles over Saturday night, in the latest challenge to the country’s ’90 per cent effective’ rocket-intercepting Iron Dome.

All but a few were intercepted by Israel and its allies, including the UK and the United States, officials said. 

The powerful short-range defence system was used to shoot down the incoming barrage of drones, cruise missiles and rockets fired from Iran, Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen, and has also been working in full-force to handle attacks throughout the six-month war against Hamas.

The Iron Dome works to detect incoming rockets, before determining its path and intercepting them, and has blasted thousands of airborne weapons since it first went into operation in 2011. 

The three-part, multi-billion pound air defence system, developed by Israel with US backing after the 2006 Lebanon War, has been crucial in defending Israelicities for over a …

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