The IDF's Home Front Command said Monday that it was closing roads, schools, and a train line around the Gaza Strip after a night of Israeli strikes on Palestinian terror group Islamic Jihad in Gaza and Syria and threats of retaliation.
The areas and roads that are blocked are all agricultural access routes west of Road 232. In both directions, Highway 4 will also be closed from the Zikim Junction to the intersection of Kibbutz Nir Am, Road 34 from Yad Mordechai Junction to the Kibbutz Erez junction and Road 232 from Kibbutz Mefalsim to Kfar Gaza Junction.
In addition, the entrance to Kobe Hill in Sderot, the Black Arrow Memorial, the Bells Hill, the Nazeemite Hill and the Lone Horseshoe Hill will also be banned. Also, Zikim Beach is closed to visitors