SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 16 June 2021, Wednesday | النسخة العربية

Israel orders troop reinforcements as hostilities ramp up

GAZA CITY: The Israeli army said in a statement that the chief of staff has called in troop reinforcements in the country’s south as hostilities in Gaza press into a second day.

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz has ordered the mobilization of 5,000 reserve troops to expand the current campaign “and deepen home front defense.