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The IDF will increase the number of troops stationed along the Gaza border in the event a large force is needed there, the army said in a statement on Monday.
"A special force of the IDF operated tonight in an operation of high importance to Israel's security. The force and IAF forces fought courageously and bravely [and] we salute the forces," IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot said in a statement. "The IDF owes Lieutenant Colonel M. more than the book. We mourn with family and wishes his recovery to the wounded IDF officer. "Eisenkot met with Shin Bet head Nadav Argaman, in addition to other members of the security apparatus, on Monday morning
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