Israel deploys more tanks, troops at Gaza border as conflict rages on
More tanks and troops have been deployed by Israel to its border with Gaza, as it plans whether to launch a ground operation in the territory after days of violence.
Throughout Thursday the Conflict raged on as Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel and the Israeli army maintained a barrage of air strikes.
In a BBC report, more than 100 people have been killed in Gaza and seven have died in Israel.
Jewish and Israeli Arab mobs have also been fighting within Israel, prompting the president to warn of civil war.
Defence Minister Benny Gantz ordered a “massive reinforcement” of security forces to suppress the internal unrest, and more than 400 people were arrested.
Two infantry units and one armoured unit were positioned near the border with Gaza on Thursday. At least 7,000 army reservists have also been called up.
No decision has yet been made on whether to launch a ground operation. The Israeli army is expected to put forward plans for a possible offensive imminently, but it would need to be approved by army chiefs and various levels of government.
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