IDF troops detect, defuse powerful bomb placed on border fence. Army
says device was meant to be used as roadside bomb against military
forces patrolling sector
The IDF was able to foil an attack against troops patrolling the Gaza
border, Ynet learned Monday.
Military forces detected a powerful explosive device that was
concealed on the Gaza border fence. IDF sappers defused it safely.
According to the IDF, the device – packing 12 kilograms of
explosives – was meant to be used as a roadside bomb against military
forces patrolling the sector.
Military sources said that the terrorists took a brazen chance by
coming as close as they did to the border fence to place the bomb,
noting that they usually place roadside bombs within 100-200 yards of