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April 6, 2021 9:24 am

IDF Northern Command Calls Snap Border Drill

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Israeli soldiers of the Golani Brigade eat a Passover meal. Photo: Edi Israel / Flash90. – Israel Defense Forces GOC Northern Command Maj. Gen. Amir Baram on Monday ordered a snap war-readiness drill for Golani Brigade troops deployed along the northern border.

Maneuvers included airborne-combat scenarios, among them “removing” Hezbollah forces that “infiltrated” the Mount Hermon sector.

One of the extreme-case scenarios that the IDF is preparing to counter in the event of an armed conflict with the Lebanon-based terrorist group, which is Iran’s largest proxy in the area, is a Hezbollah incursion into Israeli territory.

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