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IDF to hold drills near Gaza border this week

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

An Israeli soldier pictured by the newly completed barrier above and below the border with the Gaza Strip, near Moshav Netiv HaAsara in southern Israel on December 7, 2021. (MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP)
An Israeli soldier pictured by the newly completed barrier above and below the border with the Gaza Strip, near Moshav Netiv HaAsara in southern Israel on December 7, 2021. (MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP)

The Israel Defense Forces will be holding military drills starting tomorrow and until Tuesday near the border with the Gaza Strip.

The military says explosions may be heard in communities in the area. It adds that the movement of civilians will not be affected by the exercises.

The drill is planned, according to the IDF.

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