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Gaza Belt: No Open-Air Gatherings Allowed

Home Front Command issues instructions for people living within 15 km. of terror haven.
By Gil Ronen
First Publish: 6/20/2012, 10:25 PM

Examining Kassam rocket damage (file)
Examining Kassam rocket damage (file)
Israel news photo: Flash 90

The IDF's Home Front Command has issued security instructions for residents of communities located near Gaza, in view of Gaza's ongoing terror rocket attacks on Israel.

For communities located within 7 kilometers of Gaza, residents are asked to enter a protected space upon hearing an alarm or explosion.

Only fortified schools will be open, and open-air gatherings are forbidden.

Shopping centers will be open as usual.

For communities within a 7-15 kilometer range of Gaza, schools will be open as usual without limitations, and open-air gatherings will be allowed.