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        10/31/2011, Cheshvan 3, 5772

      Vilnai: Earthquake Drills Coming


      Homefront Defense Minister Matan Vilnai said, Monday, that the state will invest a lot of resources to preparedness for a fatal earthquake in the upcoming year. Speaking at a gathering on "The Homefront as a Civilian Front" at the Tel Aviv Exhibition Grounds, he said that an earthquake on the magnitude just suffered in Turkey could happen in Israel too.

      Vilnai said that during the "Turning Point 6 (Nekudat Mafneh 6)" exercise, the public will practice dealing with an earthquake in the workplace, at school and at home.