While his colleague Anderson Cooper is in Gaza nearly getting blown off the air by a massive bomb blast, Wolf Blitzer is on the other side of the fence, in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon, being whisked to safety as air raid sirens wails in the background.

According to Situation Room producer Linda Roth, the person around whose neck the camera was hanging, sirens went off minutes after the CNN crew arrived in Ashkelon.

On his own Twitter account, Blitzer updates that "some loud booms" were heard, but the Hebrew-speaking soldiers seen in the video (in orange vests) claim the explosions Blitzer heard were the result of Israel's Iron Dome defense system intercepting an incoming rocket.

[H/T: HyperVocal]