Government raises military reserve call-up to 75,000

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz held an urgent conference Friday afternoon after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv came under Palestinian Hamas missile attack. They decided to expand the basis of the counter-missile Pillar of Cloud operation in the Gaza Strip and increase the number of reserve call-ups to 75,000 troops.  Conscription orders continue to be issued.

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