MoD to expedite fortification in towns around Gaza

The Defense Ministry has set up a special body, together with the Sderot Municipality, to expedite the prepared plans to fortify public buildings in the western Negev, Defense Minister Amir Peretz told the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Wednesday. According to Peretz, "We will expand the fortification of kindergartens to include schools as well, so they would be able to study under any situation."