IDF to increase troops near Gaza border, prepared for any situation

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
November 12, 2018 08:57
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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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