Petition rejected to deploy Iron Dome near border towns

09.08.2011                      09.Aw-Elul, 5771                      Tischa BeAw

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Petition rejected to deploy Iron Dome near border towns

Supreme Court Justices: Deploying rocket defense system is ‘operational decision in which the court cannot intervene’.

Hours after terrorists in Gaza fired three mortar shells into the western Negev on Sunday night, the High Court of Justice on Monday rejected a petition asking that the government be ordered to deploy the Iron Dome rocket defense system in Gaza border communities.
The ruling to reject the petition, which had been brought by the Eshkol Regional Council, follows an upsurge in Palestinian rocket fire against the South in recent days….