Defense Ministry transfers NIS 70 million to towns near Gaza border

A man walks past the Sderot police station, which was destroyed during battles to dislodge Hamas gunmen inside, on October 8, 2023. (Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP)
A man walks past the Sderot police station, which was destroyed during battles to dislodge Hamas gunmen inside, on October 8, 2023. (Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP)

The Defense Ministry says it has transferred a sum of NIS 70 million to the four local councils in the Gaza border area as well as the city of Sderot to fund the evacuation of their residents.

The funds are also intended to “provide a flow of assistance” to the local councils.

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