IDF begins snap drill for war readiness in Gaza sector

The Israeli military’s infantry, armored, artillery and air units launched early Sunday an unscheduled  exercise around the Gaza Strip. The various units are practicing their operational readiness for an array of combat scenarios centering on the Gaza Strip. Ending on Friday, March 1, the units will drill moving between sectors, firing exercises and aerial operations.

Saturday night, hundreds of Palestinians again hurled grenades and explosive devices at Israeli troops in what is escalating into a regular nocturnal outbreak of violence from the Gaza border.

 

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