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IDF Commanders Prepare Their Troops for Ground Invasion

Thousands of IDF troops gather outside Gaza to begin preparing for ground operations.

By Maayana Miskin


IDF commanders began Friday morning to brief their troops in advance of a possible ground operation in Gaza. Thousands of reservists have been called up for duty, and a total of at least 16,000 will be summoned for service.

While troops gathered outside Gaza, terrorists in the area continued their attacks on civilian communities in southern Israel. More than 40 rockets have been fired since Friday morning.

At least two rockets were fired at the city of Be’er Sheva. The Iron Dome system successfully shot them down. Continue Reading »