First drill takee place for evacuating northern Israeli communities in case of war

The IDF and the regional council of the upper Galilee conducted, for the first time, an exercise perparing for a scenario in which local communities would be evacuated in the event of a war in the north. Residents of Kibbutz Ma’ayan Baruch  stayed in bomb shelters and a number of communities were evacuated in buses.

Every bus was accompanied by a military vehicle and an ambulance.

According to the scenario, around 5,500 residents were expected to be evacuated from 14 communities parallel to the northern border.



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