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8 Border Police reserve companies called up to bolster operations

Border Police patrol in downtown Jerusalem during Israel's third coronavirus lockdown, December 29, 2020. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Border Police patrol in downtown Jerusalem during Israel's third coronavirus lockdown, December 29, 2020. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Eight companies of reserve Border Police officers are called up to reinforce operations in the wake of the violence across the country.

The decision to bolster the troops was made after consultations between Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana and Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai along with other unnamed senior defense officials.

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