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  7/3/2014, Tammuz 5, 5774

IDF Deploys More Troops on Gaza Border amid Airstrike


Israel carried out a troop deployment towards the Gaza border on Thursday, as rockets from the Hamas enclave continued to fall in a recent escalation of attacks. More than 30 rockets have rained on Israel since Wednesday.

"We are moving and we have moved forces in order to serve defense activities and forward preparation, but we have no interest in escalation," Israel Defense Forces spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner told Agence France Presse.