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2014 Gaza Conflict Israel

1,500 reservists ‘to arrive in waves’

8 Jul, 2014

As Operation Protective Edge gets underway, a senior Israel Defense Forces official outlines the strength of the force:

Some 1,500 reservists who will arrive in waves. Most of them are commanders and part of the home front command

Residents of southern Israel are warned to stay 15 seconds from bomb shelters at all times, while the military clears for publication that Iron Dome missile defense batteries are in place in strategic positions throughout the country.