IDF to carry out pre-planned military exercise near Gaza border

The IDF will begin a pre-planned military exercise Monday night near the Gaza border, in Sderot and the Shaar HaNegev Regional Council, the IDF Spokesperson's Unit announced.
The exercise is scheduled to last through Thursday, the army said, stressing it was planned in advance as part of the military's 2018 program to maintain preparedness and readiness of its forces.