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  7/8/2014, Tammuz 10, 5774

Sources: Escalation will Last More than a Few Days

Israel is expected to intensify its military response to rocket fire from Gaza and one must prepare for a scenario in which the escalation lasts more than a few days, according to diplomatic sources quoted on Tuesday by Kol Yisrael government radio.

The sources added that there is a high probability that the Gush Dan area around Tel Aviv will enter the range of Hamas fire and that Israel is preparing for the possibility that there will be a need to enter Gaza on the ground in some way.