The siren sounded close to Abu Qrenat within the southern Israeli district Dimona The nuclear reactor stated on Thursday, the Israeli navy instantly with out offering additional particulars.
A Reuters reporter, about 90 km from the positioning, heard the sound of an explosion earlier than a military textual content message.
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Such siren alerts are often activated by rocket assaults.
Israel’s Military Radio said that, if such an assault had occurred on Thursday, its origins weren’t instantly clear.
Abu Qrenat is deeper into Israeli territory than the traditional vary of rockets of Palestinian militants within the Gaza Strip.
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Israeli media have stated for weeks that air safety within the space of Dimona And the Crimson Sea port Elliot was being landed by Iranian-backed forces in anticipation of a doable long-range missile or drone assault – maybe so far as Yemen.
Tensions have escalated between Israel and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, and there was a rise in current sabotage assaults, a few of which have blamed arch-enemies on one another.