IDF closes three roads around Gaza Strip

By REUTERS
November 16, 2012 20:11




The IDF said on Friday it was closing to civilian traffic three roads that lead to, or border the Gaza Strip, in an indication of a probable military build-up in the area.

Shortly before, political sources said Defence Minister Ehud Barak was seeking government approval to mobilize up to 75,000 reserve troops for Israel's Gaza campaign, in a sign of preparations for a possible ground offensive.


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