IDF soldiers thwart Palestinian terror infiltration from Gaza Strip

The terrorists were armed with an RPG, hand-grenades and assault rifles, IDF spokesperson said.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
August 10, 2019 11:24
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IDF soldiers thwart Palestinian terror infiltration from Gaza Strip

IDF soldiers during a West Bank drill . (photo credit: IDF SPOKESMAN’S UNIT)

A Palestinian terrorist group attempted to cross the Gaza Strip border armed with an RPG, hand-grenades and assault rifles, IDF Spokesperson's Unit said on Saturday morning. 

They were spotted by IDF soldiers stationed at the border and engaged, during the clash hand-grenades were tossed and the soldiers killed the terrorists. No IDF soldiers were hurt.      


The terrorists were neutralized. — Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) August 10, 2019

Also during Friday night, IDF forces shelled a Hamas outpost in the Gaza Strip east of Deir al-Balah, Sky News Arabia reported on Saturday.


Shots were reported in the northwestern Negev near the Gaza border community of Kissufim. 




IDF forces have been searching for the killers of Dvir Sorek since Thursday morning. Early Saturday morning, four Palestinians were arrested in connection with his death.


19-year-old Sorek was stabbed to death, he was a Yeshiva student and an IDF soldier. Hamas and Islamic Jihad lauded the attack

 



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