EOS Alerts 16-8-2017
Israel: Suspicious Object Triggers Evacuation of Train Station in Rehovot
Police deployed to the scene to search for further possible devices
Israeli police authorities evacuated and temporarily closed the train station in Rehovot during the morning hours, local time, due to reports of a suspicious device having been sighted. Police were deployed to the scene and a search ensued for further possible devices in the area. Bus services continue to operate from Ashdod, Rehovot, Lod and Yavneh stations for alternative routes.
Those operating or residing in Israel are advised to be aware of the ongoing threat that the country faces from a number of different enemies. Members of both Islamic State (IS) and the terrorist group Hamas continuously seek to cause direct harm to Israeli citizens and infrastructure. Follow the advice of the Israeli security forces and remain alert for siren warnings. Avoid all travel within proximity to the Israel-Gaza border.