The Israeli government imposed lockdowns on nearly a dozen neighborhoods in five different cities across the country Friday afternoon.
Beginning at 1:00 p.m. Friday, police sealed off neighborhoods in Yerushalayim, Beit Shemesh, Lod, Ramle, and Kiryat Malachi. The affected neighborhoods include the Romema, Kiryat Sanz, Belz, and Mattersdorf neighborhoods in Yerushalayim; the neighborhoods of Nahala V’Menucha and Kaneh HaBossem in Beit Shemesh; Lod’s Ganei Ya’ar and Sach neighorhoods; the Amidar-Bilu neighborhood in Ramle; and the Ahuzat Rotner and Chabad neighborhoods in Kiryat Malachi.
The closures, which severely limit movement into and out of the affected neighborhoods, is set to last one week, ending next Friday at 8:00 a.m. Business operation will also be severely limited in the affected areas.
Read more at Arutz Sheva.