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  8/13/2014, Av 17, 5774

Thousands of Reservists Deployed to Gaza, Others Told to Prepare

Thousands of IDF reservists were deployed to the Gaza front Wednesday, reported Israel Hayom, which said that the deployment is in preparation for a possible resumption of hostilities. In addition, reported the daily, hundreds of other reservists were told to prepare for possible deployment later tonight.

The IDF says the reservists deployed to Gaza Wednesday are simply replacing other troops who are going home.