1000 shelters in the North to be revamped by Sep.

July 11, 2007 14:37


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By the end of August, Israel will complete the revamping of 1,000 bomb shelters in the north of the country, director-general of the Prime Minister's office, Ra'anan Dinur, said in a Jerusalem press conference Wednesday, Army Radio reported. Dinur added that 2,800 additional shelters would be upgraded by year's end and an early warning system would be installed by the end of the month. Director-general of the Defense Ministry, Pinchas Buchris, who also attended the press conference, said that Home Front Command was not at this point prepared for an all out chemical weapons assault on Israel.

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