Israel Police go on second highest alert lever after attack

August 18, 2011 18:09

Police Chief Insp.-Gen. Yochanan Danino held a special evaluation meeting in Eilat Thursday evening to discuss the terrorist attacks that took killed seven people earlier in the day. The meeting concluded with a decision to place the Israel Police on the second highest level of alert and to provide ongoing assistance to IDF forces.

Police forces will be significantly increased throughout southern Israel and in the rest of the country. Special units and border police will also be mobilized. Officers will be sent to major roads and checkpoints will set up to prevent potential additional terrorists from infiltrating the country. Officers will also be patrolling crowded areas.

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