Red alert systems to be tested in Eshkol region on Thursday

On the border, there will be ongoing rising and falling red alerts.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
July 25, 2019 04:37
THE IRON DOME air defense system fires interceptor missiles over Ashkelon on Sunday.

THE IRON DOME air defense system fires interceptor missiles over Ashkelon on Sunday.. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS)

Home Front Command will be conducting warning tests in the Eshkol Regional Council area on Thursday, during which residents of those communities will hear red alerts at the following times:

• 9:15 - Re'im
• 9:55 - Kissufim
• 10:35 - Nir Oz
• 11:20 - Mivtachim, Yesha,
• 11:55 - Ohad, Tzochar
• 12:30 - Talmei Eliyahu
• 2:15 - Yated
• 2:40 - Dekel
• 3:25 - Sufa

On the border there will be ongoing rising and falling red alerts being sounded at 4:15 p.m.

The purpose of these tests are to verify the sirens are in working condition, and if a real alarm is activated an additional alarm will be sounded.


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