IDF announces siren system test tomorrow in northern Hof HaCarmel region

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

The Israel Defense Forces announces it will hold a test of the siren systems and emergency preparedness in the Hof HaCarmel Regional Council, south of Haifa, tomorrow evening.

The sirens will sound in Kfar Galim, Tzrufa, Ein Carmel, Bat Shlomo, Beit Hananya and Merkaz HaCarmel community center at 6:05 p.m.; Megadim, Nir Etzion, Atlit, Meir Shafya, Sdot Yam and HaBonim at 6:15 p.m.; Caesarea, HaHotrim, Ein Chod, Beit Oren, Geva Carmel, Dor and Ofer at 6:25 p.m.; Kerem Maharal, Nahsholim, Maayan Zvi and Yemin Orde Youth Village at 6:35 p.m.; and in Ein Ayala, Neveh Yam, Ein Hod and Maagan Michael at 6:45 p.m.

Residents of the area are asked to enter bomb shelters when they hear the sirens and to ensure that their shelters are well-stocked for an emergency.

In the case of an actual attack, the sirens will sound twice, the military says.

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