Police finish preparations for Maccabiah half marathon tonight

July 9, 2017 11:29
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The Israel Police have completed their security preparations for the Maccabiah games half marathon event, set to take place tonight in Jerusalem.

Police units and border police will be mobilized in the area where the event is taking place.

Over 5,000 people are expected to attend the event, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is expected to finish by 11 p.m. .

Security measures will continue and traffic police will be on site to coordinate.

The games commenced on Thursday, with some 5,000 athletes from around the world competing.

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