IDF Sends More Iron Dome Batteries, Reinforcements To South After Gaza Clash

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The Israeli military deployed additional Iron Dome air defense batteries, as well as infantry reinforcements, to southern Israel on Monday, following deadly clashes with the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip the night before in which an IDF officer was killed, along with seven Palestinian terrorists.

“The Israel Defense Forces reinforced its troops in the Southern Command and is prepared to use large amounts of force if necessary,” the army said in a statement Monday.

In addition, infantry battalions from the Givati Brigade were sent to the Gaza area as reinforcements, taking them out of their regular training schedule.

Read more at Times of Israel.

{Matzav.com}

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