Israel's Defense Ministry is strengthening the defenses of settlements in the north of the country amid threats from Hezbollah.
The operation, which kicked off last month, received the name “ Shield of the North. ''
In particular, new bomb shelters were opened. On Monday, December 27, the Ministry of Defense announced that it was expanding the program to three settlements: Metula, Shlomi and Shtula.
“In the coming days, we will begin to create dozens of bomb shelters in private houses in three additional settlements “, – the Ministry of Defense informs.