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Gantz approves potential call-up of 25,000 reservists

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

IDF reservist soldiers guard a community near the Israeli-Gaza border on August 14, 2014. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)
IDF reservist soldiers guard a community near the Israeli-Gaza border on August 14, 2014. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Defense Minister Benny Gantz has approved the call-up of up to 25,000 reservists troops, if required, his office says.

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