Barak: IDF will hunt perpetrators of Eilat attack

August 18, 2011 13:27

Defense Minister Ehud Barak, speaking from his office at the Defense Ministry headquarters in Tel Aviv, said that the IDF was assessing the security situation along the border with Egypt, and that he has ordered the IDF to hunt down the perpetrators of the attack on the Egged bus traveling along Route 12.

Commander of the Edom Division, which is responsible for the border with Egypt, Brig.-Gen. Tamir Yidayi said that he had set up a command post at the scene of the attack to coordinate inter agency efforts to locate the perpetrators.

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