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Israel: Forces prep for attacks amid Syria chemical weapon concerns

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1. M/S Man in suit, 'de-contamination' shower 2. M/S Man in suit, 'de-contamination' shower 3. W/S People in suits taking part in drill 4. W/S People taking part in drill 5. M/S People in suits putting on gear 6. M/S People taking part in drill 7. C/U Man's face in mask 8. SOT Colonel Gili Sheingar, spokesman for the Israeli Home Front Command (speaking Hebrew): "As I have already said, the logistics are preparing for a range of possible scenarios. This year, the legend of the drills includes military actions where rocket attacks with both conventional and non-conventional warheads might be used. The objective is to achieve maximum effeciency in providing assistance. Naturally, the training takes part in a highly realistic environment, as we focus on stuff that can actually happen" 9. M/S Actor being taken away on stretcher during drill 10. W/S People taking part in drill 11. W/S People moving stretchers 12. M/S Suited men showering orange suit 13. W/S Man on moving on elevated platform 14. W/S People gathering outside an ambulance 15. M/S Men putting on suits 16. W/S Drill area SCRIPT Israel: Forces prep for attacks amid Syria chemical weapon concerns Israel Defence Forces Home Front Command conducted drills on Wednesday that simulated a chemical missile strike on Jerusalem as part of a three day exercise known as 'Turning Point 7'. The drills included simulated rockets, missile and chemical attacks on Israeli cities. The exercises were carried out in several Israeli cities as the situation in Syria deteriorates and their is rising concerns over the possible use of chemical weapons. Both sides in the conflict have accused the other of using chemical weapons The drill was attended by the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Chief of General Staff of the IDF (Israeli Defense Force), Lieutenant General Benny Gantz. Colonel Gili Sheingar, spokesman for the Israeli Home Front Command, said, "As I have already said, the logistics are preparing for a range of possible scenarios. This year, the legend of the drills includes military actions where rocket attacks with both conventional and non-conventional warheads might be used. The objective is to achieve maximum effeciency in providing assistance. Naturally, the training takes part in a highly realistic enviornment, as we focus on stuff that can actually happen" In Jerusalem, children take part in an annual exercise that aims to prepare citizens for a range of attack scenarios.