IDF deploys more Iron Dome batteries, calls up reservists
In the last 24 hours, the IDF have recruited truck drivers for reserve duty in the Gaza vicinity in order to help the IDF extinguish fires in the area.
The IDF deployed additional Iron Dome missile defense batteries in southern Israel and in the greater Tel Aviv area, Kiryat Gat and Jerusalem.
Yesterday, a limited amount of reserve soldiers were summoned to reinforce the Aerial Defense Command.
BREAKING: IDF announces reinforcement of Iron Dome aerial defense batteries in Israel’s center and south. In addition, a limited amount of reserve soldiers were summoned to reinforce the Aerial Defense Command. https://t.co/6VKAg1Cq1R pic.twitter.com/D1pb6eEnM2
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On Saturday, Hamas fired approximately 200 rockets and mortar shells at Israel from Gaza.