IDF preparing for major Gaza action within months

Concern growing over anti-tank missile smuggling into Strip; senior officer says Hamas, Islamic Jihad have increased weaponry.

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February 28, 2012 15:40
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IDF soldiers walk to Gaza in Operation Cast Lead

IDF soldiers walking to Gaza during Operation Cast Lead 311R. (photo credit: Ho New / Reuters)

 
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The IDF General Staff has ordered the Southern Command to prepare for a possible large Gaza operation that could occur within the next few months, The Jerusalem Post has learned.

Preparations include finalizing operational plans and distributing them between the various units that would be deployed inside Gaza.

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