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Did anyone hear the air raid siren???

At exactly, 11am this morning, as part of the exercise “PARMENION 2019”. A pilot activation of all the Civil Defense Alarm sirens sounded throughout the country.

In Zakynthos however, the siren of Civil Defense was not heard all over the island as it is operated manually !!!

According to information from the Police Department of Zakynthos.  During the last 12 years documents have been submitted to the Municipality for the supply and installation of a new electric motor. The siren located on the roof of OTE, has been plannd for the upgrade but so far no action has been taken !!!

So, did you hear the siren? I didn’t, and I expect that no one else did either!

For those who are interested in hearing what the sirens sound like please click on source. https://www.armyvoice.gr/

About Louise Inzk

Louise is Australian born and has been a Greek citizen since 1991. She has deep cultural ties with the island, often writing about Zakynthian Traditions and Culture. She is also an active member of the Volunteer Group of Zakynthos, Giostra Di Zante and is a member of the women's choir "Rodambelos". Her love of the island and all it offers saw her joining the Zakynthos (Zante) Informer admin team in 2014.

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