The Homefront Command is scheduled to hold an exercise between 5:00 p.m. and midnight Tuesday in the southern Mediterranean port of Ashkelon. The drill will take place on Bartenura and Eliezer Melrod Streets and the Egged parking lot next to Ben Yehudah Street. An additional exercise is scheduled for Wednesday evening between 7:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. in the Egged parking lot and the city's industrial zone.
During the two exercises there will be accelerated movements of emergency and security vehicles. There will also be sounds of explosions and soldiers will be seen in full protective gear.