Israel Issues Emergency Call Up Of Reservists For Gaza Ground Campaign

The operation, called “Pillar of Defense”, has been launched by the Israel military. Many of the buildings in downtown Gaza City are on fire after being attacked by Israeli warplanes, RT’s Arabic correspondent Saed Swerky reports on Twitter.

The IDF says all options are on the table in Gaza, including a ground operation

Israel has started emergency call up of reservists, while saying they are preparing for a ground invasion of Gaza, RT`s Tom Barton reports from Israel. The strikes caused extensive damage to the long-range missile capabilities and underground weapons storage facilities, the IDF said on Twitter.

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Smoke rises following Israeli air strikes in Gaza City November 14, 2012. (Reuters / Suhaib Salem)

The Gaza Education Ministry has announced a suspension of study at Gaza schools and universities due to heavy fire by Israel.

Big explosion occurred near home of Hamas leader, Mahmoud Zahar, Al Arabiya reported. The death toll from the strikes has risen to nine with some 20 wounded, the Red Cross says.

via Israel Issues Emergency Call Up Of Reservists For Gaza Ground Campaign.

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