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IDF: Israel isn't waiting for a decision by Islamic Jihad
October 30, 2011 15:41

IDF Spokesman Brig.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai said Sunday that the IDF "wasn't waiting for any decision" by the Islamic Jihad, referring to reports of a ceasefire. He added that the army had been ordered by IDF Chief of General-Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz to prepare a number of responses that had been prepared by the government.

Gantz has been receiving updates throughout the day on land-based and aerial defense systems, and approved a number of operations designed to intensify the IDF's response to rocket fire.

"There are pinpoint plans to strike terrorist infrastructure - and more than that," Mordechai said. "Until now, the IDF has harmed the Islamic Jihad's rocket manufacturing and firing infrastructure, including a senior member who was responsible for these things," he added.

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