IDF Holds Major West Bank Drill Ahead of Pesach


The IDF Central Command this week completed its largest exercise in the West Bank in five years.

The JPost reports that the four-day drill saw hundreds of regular and reserve troops simulate a variety of scenarios and emergency situations, such as settlement infiltrations, abductions of Israeli citizens, bombings, vehicular or shooting attacks, and large-scale riots. Last week Israel Security Agency director Nadav Argaman warned that Hamas and other terrorist cells will try to carry out attacks over Pesach.

In March, several Hamas cells planning or responsible for terrorist activity were broken up by Israeli security forces.

{ Israel}


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