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IDF: 935 mortars, rockets fired at Israel from Gaza since start of fighting

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

The latest Israel Defense Forces data put the number of rockets and mortars launched toward Israel by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group since Friday at 935.

Of them, 160 fell short, in the Gaza Strip, according to the latest data, which is as of 7:00 p.m.

The Iron Dome air defense system has intercepted some 300 projectiles, according to the data.

The military says the Iron Dome missile defense system has demonstrated a 96 percent success rate at intercepting projectiles fired toward populated areas.

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