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  10/22/2012, Cheshvan 6, 5773

Earthquake Drill Enters Second Day

The Mafneh (Turning Point) 6 national earthquake-response exercise is scheduled to continue on Monday. The focal points will be Haifa and Ashkelon with additional drills in Tel Aviv and Caesaria.

In Haifa, emergency services will address a tremor that strikes Rambam Hospital. In Ashkelon, emergency services and the electric company will try to deal with the collapse of a building containing hazardous materials, such as volatile, flammable liquids.