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
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.
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.