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  1/17/2012, Tevet 22, 5772

Ashkelon Drill Simulating Missile Hit

A Homefront Command exercise, simulating a missile strike, started at 4:00 Tuesday morning in the southern Mediterranean port city of Ashkelon.

The drill will continue until 1:00 p.m. During that time, there will be brisk movements of emergency vehicles and troops in the exercise area.