Just 20 hours before the three yeshiva students went missing, the IDF held an extensive exercise in the very same area in which the teens were last seen. The troops drilled the layout of a massive, developing terror attack.
Hundreds of soldiers from the Kfir Brigade’s Lavi Battalion and from the Nahal Brigade’s 932nd Battalion took part in the exercise overnight Wednesday.
The exercise took place only a few kilometers from the hitchhiking post where Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Frenkel and Gil-Ad Shayer were last seen on Thursday night.
The exercise’s objective was to simulate, among other things, a terror attack that takes place in the area connecting the territorial brigade Etzion and its neighbor from the south – territorial brigade Judea, that includes Chevron.
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