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Police to bolster forces in areas under rocket threat, readies reserves for emergency deployment

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

Israeli soldiers and police block the Karmiya junction near the border with the Gaza Strip on August 5, 2022. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)
Israeli soldiers and police block the Karmiya junction near the border with the Gaza Strip on August 5, 2022. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Israel Police has raised its level of alert after the Israeli military launched a major operation against the Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip.

A statement says police will bolster forces in areas under rocket threat, and prepare 10 reserve Border Police companies for emergency deployment.

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