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  11/25/2012, Kislev 11, 5773

73.3 Percent of Inductees Request Combat Units

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said, Sunday that 73.3 percent of those who were fit for field duty in the November induction group, who started to report last week, asked for combat assignment. The IDF said the figure represented a small but steady increase over figures reported in August and March, and that 45.3 percent of the recruits asked to be assigned to infantry units.

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