Female IDF Hero Who Shot and Killed Terrorist in Friday Attack Revealed (PHOTOS)

September 24, 2012 10:18 am 16 comments

Female IDF soldier who killed one of the terrorists in attack on Israeli border. Photo: IDF.

Last week, when three terrorists launched a deadly attack on Israeli military personnel at the border with Egypt, a female IDF soldier returned fire and killed one of the terrorists.  Now, her identity has been revealed following Israeli media interviews including one by Channel 2 News.

“All of a sudden we heard a female soldier shout on the radio ‘We’re under fire.’ I then told the driver to drive to her location,” she said while recalling the moments she was informed of the attack. “We didn’t know what to expect. It was the battalion’s first encounter with terrorists.”

When she arrived with her battalion at the scene of the attack, it was already too late for Netanel Yahalomi.

“I didn’t think twice. I jumped out of the hummer and did what had to be done. I ran under fire until I reached Netanel, but when I saw his condition, I told my commander there was nothing we could do to save him and we must move on,” she said.  “After we shot the terrorists I returned to the second wounded person, Mati, and I told him, ‘Stay strong, you’re a hero.’”

The female soldier says she initially wanted to become a paramedic but eventually decided to enter a combat role.

Below is a screenshot of the soldier, who helped stop the attack that lead to the death of an Israeli Corporal, during her interview with Channel 2.

Female IDF soldier who killed one of the terrorists in attack on Israeli border. Photo: Twitter/Via Amir Mizroch.

16 Comments

  • B’hatzlaha

  • I am opposed to the idea of women in combat, but at the same time, give this Chayellet the accolades due to her for fighting as she did for the safety of Israel; May H-shem avenge the blood of her colleague Natanel.
    Gmar Chatima Tova, shnat malei brachot v’shalom!!!!

  • Perhaps some of those who commented that it wasn’t wise for her face, name & unit to be publicized; on the other hand, I think it just reinforces the strength, valor & smarts of women in the IDF – which, in & of itself should inspire the next generation of young women who have obligatory military service in their future.

    As for the feminazis who know nothing and sound like parrots, to hell with them! Who needs them ANYWHERE? And women like Gloria Steinem, Hitlery Clinton & Moochelle Obama are spoiled women almost past their prime (except Moochelle – who some idiots even want to run for POTUS one day!!). They add nothing of value to this world; and when they meet their maker, no one will miss or even remember them and what they did. OK, the two First Ladies will be historical figures in US history – but that’s IT!!

  • Karsten Bannier

    This soldier makes us proud to be Jewish…she deserves a medal !!!

  • Is the military censor on Channel 2′s payroll or Hamas’? One major IDF qualitative edge had long been keeping eyes and ears open and mouths shut. Loose Lips Sink Ships!

  • I wonder if she married? My son must be about her age… I wish I could get a daughter-in-law like this!

  • I am so proud of you ! Cal Hakavod! I only hope that F**K Face hitler can see this from hell!
    What a Rosh Hashanah gift to the Jewish Nation. I just want us all to remember above all the young soldier who gave his life so that we can be free. He should be remembered even more.
    I wish his family Long Life. AM YISRAEL CHAI !

  • The question of women in combat has never been courage or skill. Until recently, infantry weapons were too large and heavy for smaller female frames. And ther have been/are other considerations. It’s also nice to know that beeing killed by a woman is the greatest disgrace the three terrorists could recieve.

  • For decades, the feminist movement has adopted an anti-Israel policy. What are these women thinking today?

  • HEROICS ARE WONDERFUL, BUT ARROGANCE AND STUPIDITY ARE NOT.

    WHAT SHE DID WAS GREAT.

    WHAT SHE SHOULD NOT HAVE DONE WAS LET HERSELF BE IDENTIFIED PUBLICLY BY A TV STATION. (PERHAPS SHE WANTS TO BE A MODEL OR IN MOVIES AFTER HER IDF SERVICE).

    I HOPE AND PRAY THIS YOUNG LADY WILL NOT LET HER ARROGANCE INTERFERE WITH WHAT SHE NEEDS TO DO.

    BEING A SHARPSHOOTER IS ONE THING BUT A COMBAT ROLE IS SOMETHING ELSE. WE KNOW WHAT TERRORISTS DO TO MEN, CAN YOU IMAGINE WHAT THEY’S DO IF GIVEN A CHANCE, TO A WOMAN.

    IN ANY EVENT, HER IDENTITY AND BATTLION SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN REVEALED AND AS FAR AS I AM CONCERNED, CHANNEL 2 REPORTERS ARE GUILTY OF TREASON HAVINE ENDANGERING THE LIVES OF THIS BATTALION AND ITS MEMBERS.

    THERE WAS NO REASON TO SHOW ONE’S HAND. CARDS ON A TABLE SHOULD BE KEPT FACE SIDE DOWN AT ALL TIMES.

  • And the Arabs who didn’t get zapped have to go home and explain to the commissioner of flying monkey jihadis they got their heads handed to them by a car full of girls.

    • I do agree with Saidi. Pulbicly identifying this woman soldier is WRONG!! This soldier was trained to do a job. She did it and now let us move on. The IDF made a huge mistake. This young woman’s life is now in danger for every would be jihadist/suicide bomber. Her picture is now on every toilet and bedroom of these savages. The media is also to be blamed for placing this soldier’s life in danger.

  • IDF all the way

    this is why i love the IDF. fearless protectors of Israel’s citizens and its right to exist securely.

  • She jumped out of the Hummer-her unit is the only all female Hummer Battalion in the world..when young people in the USA at your age, are thinking about college, jobs, sports, etc…you have trained for and are in a war…you give back to your country two years of your lives to protect her..I live in the USA and I am proud of all of you…you are certainly positive role-models of integrity & patriotism for the next generation coming up under you…God bless you all..from Michigan, USA

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