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Wednesday News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


Chief of Military Intelligence Major-General Yair Kochavi commented on the ongoing civil war in Syria warning that country is becoming a base for global jihad and radical Muslim activities.


Sirens heard in the area of the Defense Ministry on Kaplan Street in Tel Aviv were due to the ongoing Homefront Command training exercise.


A soldier who was playing with a stun grenade at the Maccabim Checkpoint sustained moderate injuries when it detonated. Two others soldiers in proximity of the grenade are suffering from tinnitus.


Train service between Herzliya and Binyamina has been suspended in both directions until Sunday to permit track repairs. Shuttle buses will be operating to accommodate riders.


Two Kassam rockets landed in the Eshkol Regional Council area. No injuries reported. Sirens did not sound.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

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