IDF kills 2 Islamic Jihad terrorists on Gaza border

Troops, IAF planes open fire on Palestinians apparently trying to infiltrate kibbutz; soldiers discover explosive device on their bodies.

December 2, 2010 14:36
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Gaza Border Fence

Gaza Border 311. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem)


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Two Palestinian terrorists were killed on the Gaza border on Thursday morning, when IDF troops opened fire on a number of suspects on the northern end of the Strip. The terrorists were apparenlty trying to infiltrate a kibbutz on the Gaza border.

IDF soldiers searching the area of the incident in the northern Gaza Strip discovered the bodies of two Islamic Jihad terrorists, with light weapons, uniforms and an explosive device on their bodies. 

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IDF confirms 5 Palestinians injured by Gaza border
Gaza violence not expected to escalate, officials say

IAF planes and IDF troops on the ground opened fire and confirmed hits. No soldiers were injured in the incident, the IDF said in a statement.

Sources in Gaza, quoted by Palestinian news agency Ma'an, said that a total of 15 artillery shells were launched into the Strip, causing no casualties. IDF jeeps then entered Gaza in "what was described as a sweep," the report added.

The IDF statement asserted that terrorist organizations are making ongoing attempts to harm IDF soldiers and Israeli citizens. "The IDF sees the Hamas terror group as responsible for breaking the peace," the army said.

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