None hurt in latest attacks; interior minister, justice minister will be instructed to take measures to reinforce homes against missiles.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The security cabinet on Wednesday gathered to discuss strengthening the home front's readiness for various emergency scenarios.Interior Minister Eli Yishai and Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman will be instructed to take the necessary measures for apartment owners to reinforce their buildings against missile attacks and earthquakes.RELATED:New campaign to teach populace to identify protected spaces10th rocket hits South since beginning of High HolidaysHome Front to boost stairwells in homes lacking bomb shelterDuring the meeting, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that home front security was yet another example of "bureaucratic obstacles" faced by Israel"Reinforcing homes is a cogent interest and in the current situation, there is a tangible impediment to the ability to provide citizens with better protection," he said. "Therefore, the Security Cabinet decision must be implemented forthwith."The meeting was held as two Kassam rockets exploded near the Gaza border on Wednesday, though the attacks caused no casualties or damage.One exploded in an open field near a kibbutz in the Eshkol region, and another landed on the Palestinian side of the Gaza border fence.
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