Gas mask distribution centers closed after 23 years of service

Defense officials determined the present threat to Israelis has decreased substantially due to the int’l teams dismantling of Syria’s chemical weapons.

Decisions on future distribution will be made based on upcoming threat assessments.

By Shlomi Diaz, Shlomo Cesana & Lilach Shoval


Gas mask kits will no longer be handed out in Israel as of Thursday, in accordance with a government decision to close distribution centers.



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