Tuesday, August 16th | 19 Av 5782

Subscribe
April 4, 2022 12:40 pm
0

IDF Foiled 10 Terror Attacks in Last Two Weeks, Chief of Staff Says

avatar by Benjamin Kerstein

Israel’s Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi delivers a joint statement with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, Israel November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Corinna Kern

Israeli security forces foiled at least 10 attempted terrorist attacks in the last two weeks, the military’s chief of staff said Monday.

Speaking at a ceremony to install a new air force commander, Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi said preventing such attacks “is the current mission” of the Israel Defense Forces, local media reported.

In the past two weeks, 11 people were killed in a succession of terrorist violence, including a car-ramming and stabbing spree in Beersheba, mass shootings in Bnei Brak and Hadera, and a stabbing in Gush Etzion.

“We will go into every neighborhood and every house in order to lay our hands on the attackers, and we will operate in any place, as long as required, by any method, in order to stop terror,” Kochavi pledged.

Related coverage

August 15, 2022 3:24 pm

Canadian Human Rights Group Calls for Dissolving UN Commission on Israel-Hamas Conflict

The CEO of a leading Canadian human rights group has called for dissolving the United Nations Human Rights Council's (UNHRC)...

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Sunday that Israel is now in a situation of routine alertness.

“We want the citizens of Israel to go back to routine and the security forces will be on maximum alert,” he said. “Together we will make the effort to break this wave.”

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.