Israel tests SMS missile warning system

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Home Front Command is conducting a nationwide test of an SMS warning system for missile attacks.

Incoming missile alert messages will be sent to cell phone users.

Hundreds of thousands of citizens will receive the text message, sent in Hebrew, Arabic English and Russian, during the tests, that will last all week, Ynet reported.

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