IDF Foils Infiltration Attempt from Egypt (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Elad Benari 03/15/12)
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IDF forces were able to thwart an infiltration from Egypt on Thursday
The IDF Spokesman said in a statement that the troops, who were
engaged in routine activity along the Israel-Egypt border, noticed a
number of suspects who had infiltrated the border.
The troops called on the suspects to stop and when they did not heed
the calls, the soldiers opened fire. At the same time fire was opened
from Egyptian territory. Three suspects were wounded by the fire.
According to the statement, the three wounded infiltrators were
captured after a short chase, and a fourth suspect was found dead.
The wounded were air lifted for medical treatment in a hospital. No
Israelis were wounded.
In February, terrorists took advantage of the infiltrations from
Egypt to place a powerful explosive device along the Israel-Egypt
“In light of the increasing attempts to infiltrate into the State of
Israel, the IDF will increase its activities in the western border,”
said the Spokesperson’s statement.
“The phenomenon of illegal smuggling and infiltration into the State
of Israel along the western border is exploited by terrorist
organizations to carry out attacks against Israeli citizens and IDF
forces,” the statement added. “The IDF will continue to act against
anyone posing a threat to the security of the State of Israel and its
people.” (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 03/15/12)
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