Troops to hold drill in tense West Bank Wednesday

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

The Israel Defense Forces says it will hold a preplanned drill in the West Bank tomorrow.

The exercise will begin Wednesday morning and last through the afternoon hours, according to the IDF.

It will involve troops of the Binyamin, Yehuda, and Etzion territorial brigades.

The army notifies residents that they may see increased security forces in the area amid the drill, which comes as tensions in the area have ramped up in recent days

According to the IDF, the drill is preplanned, meaning it did not stem from new developments.

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