Eilat locals report seeing interceptor missile launch from ship-mounted Iron Dome

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Locals in Israel’s southernmost city of Eilat report seeing an interceptor missile launch from a Navy Sa’ar 6-class corvette on Sunday night.

Surveillance camera footage and other clips posted to social media show a missile being fired by the ship-mounted Iron Dome air defense system, known as C-Dome.

Sirens did not sound in the city.

The IDF has not yet commented on the incident.

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