IDF to start 2-day drill in Jordan Valley on Tuesday morning

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

The Israel Defense Forces will begin a two-day military drill in the Jordan Valley tomorrow morning.

The military says the exercise — which is pre-planned — will end in the afternoon hours of Wednesday.

Explosions and gunfire are expected to be heard in nearby towns, the military says.
The IDF says the drill is aimed at maintaining troops’ “alertness and competence.”



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