Ashkelon Municipality
Ashkelon MunicipalityMoshe Shai / Flash 90

A large number of police forces are operating in Ashkelon in central Israel due to suspicions of the presence of a terrorist on the city’s streets.

Police said that they are acting together with security forces to dispel the threat.

Police called on the public to increase vigilance with respect to suspicious persons or items, and to report every suspicious occurrence to the emergency 100 hotline.