The IDF Activates 10,000 Additional Reservists

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idfFollowing a number of targeted strikes in Gaza that led to the deaths of a number of senior Hamas commanders, the IDF has received the ministerial green light to activate 10,000 reservists from various units including the Homefront Command, intelligence, the air force and others. Some of those being called up were activated with Tzav 8 emergency orders at the beginning of Operation Protective Edge and have since been demobilized.

The 10,000 does not include regular combat soldiers from the main IDF battalions such as Givati and Paratroopers.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)