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Israel taking steps to mobilize up to 75,000 reservists

Reuters

November 16, 2012 | 9:54 am

Images from Israel and the Gaza Strip as Operation Pillar of Defense continues. Photos by Reuters
Images from Israel and the Gaza Strip as Operation Pillar of Defense continues. Photos by Reuters
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Defence Minister Ehud Barak sought government approval on Friday to mobilize up to 75,000 reserve troops for Israel's Gaza campaign, political sources said, in a sign of preparations for a possible ground offensive.

The sources, speaking after Palestinian rockets were fired at Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, said ministers were being polled by telephone by the cabinet secretary to approve the call-up.

Reporting by Maayan Lubell; Writing by Jeffrey Heller, Editing by Crispian Balmer

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