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IDF to hold military drill near Gaza border

Starting tomorrow morning, until Tuesday afternoon, the Israel Defense Forces will be holding a drill near the border with the Gaza Strip.

During the exercise, explosions will be heard and military vehicles will be moving through the area, the IDF says.

The drill was planned in advance, and is aimed at “maintaining the competency and vigilance of the troops,” the military adds.

Illustrative: Israeli soldiers direct Merkava tanks to firing positions during shelling toward the Gaza Strip, along the border with the Palestinian enclave on May 19, 2021 (JACK GUEZ / AFP)

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