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Israel's Iron Dome is being "overwhelmed" by Hezbollah rockets, according to reports, as officials have warned an attack by Iran is imminent.

A second round of Hezbollah missiles hit the dome on Friday, sources said.

Videos show multiple rockets from the Iran-backed group soaring across northern Israel and hitting the dome as sirens blare in the background.

Observers said the rockets appeared to have "overwhelmed" the Iron Dome, due to the sheer scale of the attack, though no casualties have been confirmed yet.

Dozens of rockets were fired at Israel from Lebanon on Friday. Estimates suggest at least 50 rockets were fired from southern Lebanon toward northern Israel.

At least 40 Hezbollah rockets were shot down by Israeli Iron Dome defense system on Friday after sunset.

There were reports earlier this week on an expected Iranian retaliation for the alleged Israeli strike on IRGC leaders in Syria.

On Wednesday US officials warned Iranian-backed forces could attack Israel within the next 24-48 hours.

Here is more footage of Friday’s attack.

The U.S. has moved more forces into the Middle East to prepare for what officials believe could be an 'imminent' strike by Iran on Israel that could spark a full-scale war. The Pentagon is beefing up its presence in the region and the USS Dwight Eisenhower has been sent into the Red Sea in a warning to Tehran and to protect American personnel should the violence spill over, multiple reports suggest.

Via Middle East Eye

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