LOW flying airforce jets have given a few people a shock today – but don’t be alarmed it is just a routine exercise.

Τhe armed forces of Cyprus and Israel are conducting an exercise under the name “ONISILOS-Gedeon 1/2017″.

The exercise is taking place in the framework of the annual military cooperation program between the two countries.

The exercise, according to a statement by the Cyprus Defence Ministry, will take place within the Nicosia FIR and the overland of the Cyprus Republic and it involves personnel and armoured vehicles of the National Guard as well as aircraft from the Israeli Air Force.