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February 14, 2015 9:30 am

IDF Officers Say ‘Matter of Time’ Before Islamic State Aligned Groups Attack Border Towns

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Sinai Peninsula along Egypt Israel border. Photo: WikiCommons.

Jihadists connected to the Islamic State terror group launched four separate attacks in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 people. Photo: WikiCommons.

Israeli military officers believe that “it is only a matter of time” before the radical Islamic State jihadist organization attempts to “employ its significant military capabilities” against towns and cities that straddle the border with the Sinai Peninsula.

Israel Radio on Friday quoted a senior officer serving in the IDF Engineering Corps as saying that the military spent the past year preparing for anticipated hostile actions from armed Islamist groups in Sinai.

Read full story at The Jerusalem Post.

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