Sirens sound in Israel during civil defense exercise

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June 22, 2011 11:03

 
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Air sirens sounded throughout the country on Wednesday as part of the ongoing “Turning Point 5” nationwide civil defense exercise. Sirens sounded at 11 in the morning, and are set to sound again at 7 in the evening.

The IDF Home Front Command decided to add an extra siren in the evening in this year’s exercise so families will be able to practice how they respond to missile attacks while at home together – not only in the morning when people are either at work or in school.

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