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Israel orders 'massive reinforcement' to quell internal violence

He specified the forces would be reservists from Israel's border police, a force that largely operates in the occupied West Bank

AFP , Thursday 13 May 2021
Israeli border guards
Israeli border guards patrol Acre, a mixed Arab-Jewish town in northwest Israel, on May 13, 2021. AFP
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Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz ordered a "massive reinforcement" of security forces to help amid Israel's crackdown on the West Bank and Jerusalem and aerial operations on Gaza Strip. 

"We are in an emergency situation due to the national violence and it is now necessary to have a massive reinforcement of forces on the ground, and they are to be sent immediately to enforce law and order," he said.

He specified the forces would be reservists from Israel's border police, a force that largely operates in the occupied West Bank

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