Border Police Drill 311.
(photo credit: Israel Police)
The Border Police will hold a large security exercise this week that will
simulate terrorist attacks and a variety of other scenarios.
exercise, dubbed “Replay,” will involve firefighters, paramedics and other
Israel Police units in addition to the Border Police, and will play out across a
number of areas around the country.
“Due to the importance of the
exercise and the need to simulate extreme situations, some disruption to the
routine could be experienced, including traffic jams and the sealing off of
roads and areas. The public is requested to be patient,” the Border Police said
in a statement.
Members of the public have also been asked by the Border
Police to “remain vigilant and to report any unusual incident to the Israel
A special emphasis will be placed on technological aides for
emergency forces during the drill, which will be monitored by Border Police head
Cmdr. Yisrael Yitzhak.
“Civilians and others will take part as ‘extras’
in the exercise, in order to make the simulations realistic,” the Border Police