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  3/6/2013, Adar 24, 5773

Spraying to Eliminate Swarms of Locusts Complete


The Ministry of Agriculture completed at the aerial and ground spraying to kill the swarm of locusts that crossed into Israel from Sinai.

The ministry added that the wave of spraying which began at 06:00 worked well. 

"Following the spraying, which was done via aircraft, there seems to be no more ground elevation of locusts. They sprayed 7500 acres east of Moshav Kamhin. During the day the groins pesticides will remove the locusts from the soil. Ministry of Agriculture continues to monitor the results."