IDF Kills Group of Palestinian Terrorists Who Launched Gaza Border Attack
A group of Palestinian terrorists set off a bomb on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday and attacked a nearby IDF position.
No IDF troops were harmed in the incident. According to the Israeli military, all of the terrorists were killed.
Breaking: Terrorists detonated a bomb on the Israel-Gaza border fence and attacked an IDF position INSIDE Israel. All of the terrorists were killed by IDF troops. More to follow. pic.twitter.com/qM0bBZrvAu
— Israel Defense Forces (@IDFSpokesperson) October 12, 2018
Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, of the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, said 20 terrorists entered Israel through a hole in the border fence created by an improvised explosive device.
A few new details: some 20 terrorists crossed through the hole created by the IED, about 5 assaulted the IDF position and were repelled. This was an ORGANIZED ATTACK, their ultimate intention still unknown. More to follow. https://t.co/NSs4uiJD6k
— Jonathan Conricus (@LTCJonathan) October 12, 2018
Meanwhile, the Health Ministry in Hamas-ruled Gaza said six Palestinians were killed by the IDF during violent disturbances on the border on Friday.
Israel accuses Hamas of orchestrating the weekly border riots that have taken place since March to provide cover for attacks.