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New policy of sounding alarm for tunnel attacks in addition to rockets praised by local officials: ‘We hope summer passes safely’.
Kibbutz Nahal Oz spokeswoman Yael Paz-Lahiany spoke on Arutz 7about the new decision to sound the “Tzeva Adom” siren in cases of terrorists penetrating Israeli territory through tunnels, as well as rockets fired from the Gaza strip.
“Operation Protective Edge was the first time there was a fear of tunnel attacks here, though in the end there weren’t any. Now that the siren will sound for this kind of attack, residents will be able to become alert and be responsive to further instructions.”
Lehyani says the Kibbutz residents are constantly drilling for the event of a terrorist penetration into kibbutz territory. “Unfortunately we have to practice this a lot. Everyone knows the protocol, which includes going into the houses and everyone reporting