Terrorists prevented from planting an explosive device near the security fence. The second attack comes on the heels of last night’s attempted rocket strike
Update: 9/6 9:00 AM
A short while ago, IDF soldiers targeted a terrorist squad that was planting an explosive device near the security fence in the northern Gaza Strip. A hit was confirmed. The squad was targeted by IAF aircraft, Armored Corps and Infantry soldiers. 9/5 11:22PMIAF have aircraft targeted a terrorist squad in the central Gaza Strip during final preparations to fire rockets at Israel. A hit was confirmed.The squad was involved in previous rocket launches at communities located in southern Israel. Over 450 rockets have hit Israel since the beginning of 2012. The IDF will not tolerate any attempt by terrorist groups to target Israeli civilians and IDF soldiers, and will continue to operate against those who use terror against the State of Israel. The Hamas terror organization is solely responsible for any terrorist activity emanating from the Gaza Strip.