False Red Alert Siren sounded for towns along Israel’s border with Gaza

At around 9:00 am, a Red Alert Siren was sounded in the Eshkol Regional Council. After an inspection, it became clear that this was a false alarm. The Eshkol Regional Council stated that no explosion was heard.
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A Red Alert Siren was sounded at around 9:00 am this morning (Monday) in one of Israel’s Gaza border towns located within the Eshkol Regional Council. After an inspection, it became clear that this was a false siren. The Eshkol Regional Council emphasized that “no explosion was heard.”

As previously reported by JOL, IDF forces neutralized two explosive devices last week that were placed on the Israeli-Gaza border in an attempt to target Israeli soldiers. The explosive devices were placed west of the barrier in a prohibited area. After being neutralized, the explosive devices were confiscated for further care.

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Two weeks ago, JOL reported about shots that were fired from Gaza at IDF soldiers who were conducting routine activities near the northern Gaza security fence. No injuries resulted from the incident however, a tractor was damaged. In response to the gunfire, IDF tanks fired at two Hamas outposts in the northern Gaza Strip. According to Hamas reports, one of the terrorist organization’s observation posts in Beit Lahia was hit.  



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