Israel army launches drill on Gaza border

The Israeli military on Sunday launched a surprise drill along the southern border with the Gaza Strip, local media has reported.

Israel army launches drill on Gaza border

World Bulletin / News Desk 

The drill would focus on tactics against possible scenarios of attacks from the Gaza Strip, the Israeli army radio said, noting that it would continue until the night hours of the day.

Explosions are expected to echo in the communities near the Gaza border, it noted.

The exercise comes as part of activities to improve the army's operational readiness near the Gaza border area, the radio said.

In July and August of 2014, more than 2,160 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip were killed – mostly civilians - and some 11,000 injured during a 51-day Israeli military onslaught

Güncelleme Tarihi: 22 Mart 2015, 11:47