Nine terrorists, armed with guns and anti-tank missiles attempted to enter Israel, apparently in a bid to penetrate into a southern community and undertake a massive terror attack which could have seen numerous Israelis killed.
Two IDF soldiers killed after terrorists try to infiltrate Israel
Two IDF soldiers were killed after terrorists tried to infiltrate Israel Saturday morning, two also sustained moderate wounds in the incident. The two fallen soldiers were named as Sgt. Adar Branso, 20, and Maj. Amotz Greenberg, 40, an IDF officer.
According to the IDF, in the early morning hours an attempted infiltration attempted was thwarted. “A number of terrorists entered Israel through a terror tunnel and opened fire on IDF forces who were patrolling the area,” the IDF said, adding the forces returned fire and managed to “repel” the terrorists.
An initial investigation revealed that no less than nine terrorists, armed with guns and anti-tank missiles attempted to enter Israel, apparently in a bid to penetrate into a southern community and undertake a massive terror attack which could have seen numerous Israelis killed.
IDF soldiers also killed one of at least nine terrorists who tried to infiltrate southern Israel on Saturday morning, in the Eshkol region, some 15 kilometers from the southern Gaza border….
Can you imagine terror tunnels underneath your home?
This is the reality for residents of Israeli villages and towns close to the Gaza Strip border. Hamas terrorists use these tunnels to smuggle explosives and other weapons into Israel to commit acts of terror against civilians.
In less than 24 hours the Israel Defense Forces has uncovered more 20 of these terror tunnels, aimed at kidnapping and killing civilians.