Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Thursday, May 13, 2021
Israel amassing troops to prepare for Gaza ground operation — IDF spokesperson
Israel is amassing forces along the Gaza border to prepare for a potential ground operation, IDF Spokesperson Hidai Zilberman says.
“We are gathering forces on the Gaza border, preparing them. They are studying the field and we will use them when we decide to,” Zilberman tells Channel 12 news.
“The initiative is ours and time is on our side,” he declares.