Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Over 1,000 Combat Soldiers Deployed to Jerusalem

A day after two lethal attacks rocked Jerusalem and left three Jews murdered, the IDF is preparing to implement the decisions of the Security Cabinet and reinforce the police presence in the capital.

Throughout the day on Wednesday, six entire military companies consisting of over 1,000 IDF combat soldiers are due to arrive in Jerusalem to aid the police in maintaining public order and preventing Arab terrorist attacks.

The soldiers are to coordinate with the police, and conduct joint operations with police officers. The IDF and the police have yet to officially decide where exactly the companies are to be deployed in the restive city. (READ MORE)