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  Av 7, 5772 , 26/07/12

IDF Prepared to Prevent Syrian Refugee Infiltrations

The Israel Defense Forces confirmed, Thursday evening, a report by Al-Jazeera that it troops in the Golan Heighs were prepared to prevent infiltrations of Syrian refugees, according to Kol Yisrael government radio. Al-Jazeera had published pictures of military bulldozers preparing the ground in the area. Israeli military sources said the IDF would increase its forces in the Golan and add barbed-wire fences on the border.

Agence France Presse cited anonymous military sources who said the forces were even digging ditches to keep vehicles from running through the fences.

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