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Over the past year, more than 70 rockets were shot at Israel, the IDF was able to intercept some, but others fell in open areas and even on a kindergarten in Sderot. In response to these rockets, the IDF targeted more than 90 terror infrastructures. Additionally, in 2017, IDF troops seized 455 illegal weapons, destroyed terror tunnels, seized over 2 million dollars of terrorist funds, prevented and responded to terrorist attacks, and made Israel safer.

January 8, 2017

Three IDF cadets and an officer were killed in a violent car-ramming attack in Jerusalem. 17 IDF cadets and officers were injured in the same attack.

 

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Rather than condemning the senseless murder, Hamas praised it.

 

January 12, 2017

Forces seized two weapon manufacturing machines in Hebron and sealed the largest weapons making workshop found in the region in the past year.

 

January 15, 2017

10:56 A.M. - Shots were fired from the Gaza Strip at IDF troops on the border and hit a military vehicle. No one was injured in the incident.

11:39 A.M. - In response, an IDF tank targeted a Hamas post in the southern Gaza Strip.

January 17, 2017

An assailant armed with a knife attempted to stab an IDF soldier near Tulkarem, east of Netanya. In response to the immediate threat, the troops shot the attacker.

January 24, 2017

10:30 P.M. - Shots were fired towards IDF troops on a routine activity near Gaza border. In response, IDF tanks targeted Hamas post in southern Gaza.

January 25, 2017

Shots were fired at an IDF post adjacent to the village of Abud, NW of Ramallah, from a passing car. No injuries were reported. Forces fired towards assailant and found a “Carlo” firearm in the assailant’s car.

During overnight activity, forces seized two shotguns, an air gun, a handgun, and ammunition in Bethlehem, south of Jerusalem, and sealed a weapon manufacturing warehouse in a village north of Hebron.

7:47 P.M. - A Palestinian rammed a vehicle into a bus stop at the entrance to Kokhav Ya'akov, south-east of Ramallah. No injuries were reported, but in response to the immediate threat, troops shot the attacker and found a knife in his possession.

January 26, 2017

Forces uncovered and seized eight weapons manufacturing machines at a warehouse in Hebron.

January 28, 2017

A gunman opened fire on a passing vehicle near Nilli, north of Modi'in Illit. The next day, in a joint operation, forces arrested two suspects and seized the weapon used in the attack.

 

February 2, 2017

A Palestinian assailant rammed her vehicle into a police car and into the gate of Geva Binyamin, NE of Jerusalem. Three civilians were injured as a result of the car ramming attack. THe suspect was given treatment, apprehended, and questioned by police.

February 6, 2017

A projectile, launched from Gaza Strip, landed in open area in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council.

In response, an IDF tank targeted a Hamas post in the northern Gaza Strip.

February 8, 2017

10:28 P.M. - A tank round fired from Syria hit the northern Golan Heights.

10:50 P.M. - In response, the IDF targeted a post belonging to the Syrian regime in the northern Syrian Golan Heights.

11:03 P.M. - Sirens sounded in the area of Eilat.

11:11 P.M. - Moments ago, several rockets were fired from Sinai towards Israel. Iron Dome intercepted several projectiles. No injuries were reported.

February 19, 2017

In joint operation, security forces apprehended two suspects for firing at cars on two separate occasions near Nili and Deir Abu Mash'al. The forces uncovered and seized two improvised guns.

 

February 20, 2017

Projectiles were launched from the Sinai Peninsula and hit open an area in Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries were reported.

February 23, 2017

The Israeli Air Force intercepted a Hamas UAV that took off from Gaza and prevented an immediate threat of infiltration into Israeli airspace

February 27, 2017

A projectile fired from Gaza hit an open area in southern Israel. No injuries were reported.

February 28, 2017

A gunman shot at forces near Efrat, lightly wounding one IDF soldier who was treated at the scene.

March 1, 2017

4:48 P.M. - An attacker armed with a knife infiltrated the community of Teneh Omarim, south of Hebron, entered a home, and stabbed a civilian. The civilian fired at the attacker and wounded him.

11:23 P.M. - A projectile fired from Gaza hit an open area at Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. No injuries were reported.

March 2, 2017

Shots were fired at IDF troops during routine activities on the Gaza border and hit a vehicle. No injuries reported. Forces searching area.

March 6, 2017

During an arrest mission of a suspected Palestinian gunman in Ramallah, a suspect opened fire at security forces. In response, the shot and killed the perpetrator. The forces found two firearms.

 

March 7, 2017

7:21 A.M. - Overnight, security forces sealed an illegal weapons and explosives workshop in the village of Jamma'in, south of Nablus.

9:05 A.M. - Forces uncovered and seized a shotgun, two handguns, two improvised firearms, weapon parts and ammunition in Barta'a, northeast of Tulkarm.

11:31 A.M. - Two explosive devices were found near the Gaza security fence and were defused. They were planted in order to attack IDF troops on border.

 

March 15, 2017

4:26 P.M. - Palestinian terrorist attempted to ram into security forces at Gush Etzion Junction. In response, forces shot & wounded terrorist.

10:19 P.M. - A projectile hit an open area in the Sdot Negev Regional Council, northwest of Be’er Sheva, southern Israel. No injuries were reported.

1:05 A.M. (March 16, 2017) - In response to the rocket attack from Gaza, the Israeli Air Force targeted two Hamas positions in northern Gaza Strip.

March 17, 2017

Israeli Air Force aircraft struck several targets in Syria and were fired upon by anti-aircraft missiles.

March 27, 2017

Attempted stabbing attack at Shomron Brigade Junction, south of Nablus. Forces were able to subdue the attacker.

March 29, 2017

During overnight activity, the IDF and the ISA uncovered and seized three weapons manufacturing workshops in the Judea and Samaria region. Additionally, five weapon manufacturing machines and weapon parts were uncovered and seized.

 

April

Forces apprehended two men suspected of committing about 10 shooting attacks. The weapon used in the shootings was concealed in a child's bed.

April 2, 2017

During overnight activity, the IDF sealed a bookstore that was used for explosives manufacturing by a Hamas cell in Nablus.

April 6, 2017

A terrorist rammed their car into Ofra Junction, north of Jerusalem. The attacker injured one Israeli civilian and killed Sgt. Elchay Tarlev, 20, of the Golani Brigade.

 

April 9, 2017

During overnight activity, joint forces uncovered a weapon manufacturing workshop, including six weapon manufacturing machines, in Sa'ir, northeast of Hebron.

April 10, 2017

Overnight, joint security forces uncovered and seized a workshop containing seven weapon manufacturing machines.

11:57 A.M. - A projectile was launched from the Sinai Peninsula and hit the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries were reported.

April 11, 2017

During overnight activity, IDF troops uncovered and seized two M16s concealed in a vehicle in the neighborhood of Jabel Johar in Hebron.

April 19, 2017

A Palestinian terrorist rammed his vehicle into civilians at the Gush Etzion Junction, south of Jerusalem, and injured one civilian.

April 20, 2017

7:51 P.M. - IDF soldiers uncovered and seized three improvised weapons concealed in a vehicle at the Teenim crossing, south of Tulkarm.

April 21, 2017

Forces uncovered and sealed a weapons manufacturing warehouse, including six weapon manufacturing machines in the area of Hebron.

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5:17 P.M. - A projectile was launched from Syria and hit an open area in the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported.

6:19 P.M. - Two projectiles were launched from Syria and hit the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported.

8:08 P.M. - In response to the projectiles fired from Syria that hit the northern Golan Heights, the IDF targeted the launch sites.

April 25, 2017

Attempted stabbing attack at the Shomron Brigade Junction, south of Nablus. No injuries were reported. The attacker was shot.

April 26, 2017

An assailant attempted to stab soldiers at Shomron Brigade Junction, south of Nablus. No injuries were reported. The attacker was shot.

April 27, 2017

During overnight activity, IDF soldiers uncovered and sealed a large weapons manufacturing factory in Abu-Dis, east of Jerusalem. The workshop was used to manufacture weapons, ammunition, and weapon parts.

11:21 A.M. - Shots were fired at IDF soldiers carrying out routine activities near the southern Gaza border fence. No injuries were reported.

11:38 A.M. - In response to the shots fired at IDF troops, an IDF tank targeted a Hamas post in the southern Gaza Strip.

8:04 P.M. - The Patriot Aerial Defense System intercepted a target above the Golan Heights.

May 4, 2017

 

May 16, 2017

Overnight, security forces uncovered an M16, ammunition, and military equipment in the home of a suspect in Al-Karmil, south of Hebron.

May 23, 2017

A projectile was launched towards Israel from the Sinai Peninsula.

June 1, 2017

An assailant armed with a knife arrived at the entrance to the Mevo Dotan community, southwest of Jenin, and stabbed an IDF soldier. The soldier was evacuated to a hospital for further medical treatment. IDF forces at the scene shot towards the assailant who was treated on the spot.

June 2, 2017

During overnight activity, forces seized a pistol, rifle, pieces of weapons, parts of explosives, and ammunition in Hirbat Akba, north of Jerusalem. The suspects were arrested.

June 7, 2017

Overnight, IDF soldiers uncovered and seized seven pipe bombs and arrested a suspect near the village of Yatta, south of Hebron.

June 8, 2017

Overnight, IDF soldiers uncovered a weapon making workshop and a lathe for making illegal firearms in Beit Fajjar, south of Bethlehem.

June 17, 2017

A Palestinian armed with a knife attempted to stab an Israeli civilian near the community of Alon Shvut, southwest of Bethlehem. The civilian was lightly wounded and evacuated to a hospital for medical treatment.

June 20, 2017

A short while ago an assailant armed with a knife attempted to stab IDF soldiers between Adam Square and Kalandia, north of Jerusalem.

In response to the immediate threat, forces fired towards the attacker. No injuries sustained by our forces. Assailant shot.

June 24, 2017

More than 10 projectiles fired from Syria hit an open area in the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported.Due to this unacceptable breach of Israeli sovereignty, an official protest has been filed with UNDOF.

 

June 25, 2017

Several projectiles fired from Syria hit an open area in the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported. In response, the IDF targeted two Syrian regime artillery positions and an ammunition truck. Following searches conducted on the Syrian border, heavy machine gun bullet holes were identified in a UNDOF post adjacent to the border.

June 26, 2017

11:52 P.M. - A projectile fired from the Gaza Strip hit an open area near the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council, southern Israel. No injuries were reported.

3:09 A.M. (June 27, 2017) -  In response to the projectile fired from the Gaza Strip, Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted two Hamas military infrastructures in the Gaza Strip.

June 28, 2017

9:27 P.M. - A projectile fired from Syria hit an open area in the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported. In response, IDF targeted the Syrian military position that fired the mortar

9:51 P.M. - Forces encountered an armed Palestinian who opened fire. In response to the immediate threat, forces shot the suspect.

June 30, 2017

An errant projectile from internal fighting in Syria hit an open area in the Northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported. In response, Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted the Syrian military position that fired the mortar.

July 1, 2017

An errant projectile from internal fighting in Syria hit an open area in the Northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported. IDF Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Manelis responded by saying, "Israel holds the Syrian regime responsible for any breach of its borders and will act accordingly."

July 2, 2017

In response to projectiles launched at Israel from Syria, IDF targeted the Syrian military artillery position that was the source of the fire.

July 6, 2017

 

July 10, 2017

A Palestinian assailant attempted car ramming attack in Tekoa, south of Jerusalem. Armed with a knife, assailant then attempted to stab IDF soldiers.

 

July 12, 2017

Overnight, during an IDF operation in Jenin, Palestinian assailants opened fire and hurled explosives at forces. In response to the immediate threat, forces shot towards the attackers.

July 14, 2017

During IDF activity in Dheisheh, south of Jerusalem, Palestinians hurled explosives and blocks at forces. In response, forces fired towards the suspects.

July 15, 2017

7:43 A.M. - Palestinian assailants in a vehicle opened fire at a vehicle near Ateret, north of Ramallah. A civilian was lightly injured and was treated at the scene.

11:03 P.M. - Forces heard shots fired at an IDF post in Nabi Saleh, southwest of Salfit. No injuries were reported. After searching the area forces discovered two bullet casings.

July 16, 2017

Joint security forces operated in Nabi Saleh, north of Jerusalem, in order to apprehend the assailant responsible for opening fire in both Ateret and Nabi Saleh in two separate occasions on the day before. The forces encountered the suspect, who attempted to open fire at them. In response to the immediate threat, forces fired towards the attacker. In addition, another suspect who was arrested was lightly injured and was treated at the scene.

July 17, 2017

A Palestinian assailant committed a car ramming attack at the entrance of Beit Einun, north of Hebron, and lightly injured two IDF soldiers.

July 20, 2017

Overnight, IDF forces uncovered an illegal weapon making workshop with two lathes and seized two homemade guns.

1:41 P.M. - An assailant armed with a knife attempted to stab IDF soldiers in Tekoa, northeast of Hebron. In response to the immediate threat, forces fired shots towards the assailant.

 

July 21, 2017

An assailant infiltrated a private home in the community of Neve Tsuf, north west of Ramallah, and stabbed four Israeli civilians. Three of the victims died as a result of their wounds and one was injured. The assailant was shot. IDF troops arrived at the scene and are continuing to search the area.

 

July 23, 2017

4:43 A.M. - A rocket was launched from the northern Gaza Strip and exploded mid-air. No injuries were reported.

July 24, 2017

1:55 A.M. - A projectile fired from the Gaza Strip hit an open area in the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries were reported. In response, an IDF tank targeted a post belonging to the Hamas terror organization in the southern Gaza strip.

July 28, 2017

An assailant attempted to commit a stabbing attack at the Gush Etzion Junction, south of Jerusalem. He arrived at the scene, armed with a knife and ran towards IDF soldiers. Forces fired shots at the assailant. No injuries were reported

July 29, 2017

During overnight activity in Qalqilya, northeast of Tel Aviv, forces uncovered and seized an improvised M4 weapon and magazines. The weaponry was transferred to security forces.

August 2, 2017

Soldiers identified a Palestinian acting suspiciously while approaching soldiers securing the Gush Etzion Junction, south of Jerusalem. The soldiers called the suspect to halt, after which she threw her knife to the ground. The suspect was apprehended and transferred to security forces for further questioning.

August 5, 2017

3:21 P.M. - IDF troops identified a multicopter infiltrating from the Gaza Strip into Israel. The multicopter was taken for further inquiry.

10:08 P.M. - Palestinians opened fire at an IDF post near the community of Beit El, north of Jerusalem. No injuries were reported. IDF soldiers identified a bullet casing at the scene.

August 8, 2017

9:21 P.M. - A projectile hit an open region in the Ashkelon region. No injuries were reported.

In response, Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted two Hamas posts in the northern Gaza Strip.

August 30, 2017

Overnight, joint forces sealed a weapon manufacturing workshop in Kafr Abush, north of Jerusalem, and seized several illegal weapons in Judea and Samaria.

September 6, 2017

Overnight, in a joint operation, security forces closed an illegal weapons factory in Arraba, southwest of Jenin.

September 13, 2017

A Palestinian assailant ran towards a bus stop at the Elias Junction, near Kiryat Arba, attempting to commit a stabbing attack with a knife in his possession. An IDF soldier responded to the immediate threat by firing towards the attacker, who was injured and taken for medical treatment. No civilians or troops were injured during the incident.

September 19, 2017

A short while ago, the IDF intercepted a UAV that attempted to infiltrate Israeli airspace in the Golan Heights.

September 20, 2017

Overnight, in a joint operation targeting illegal weapons, forces uncovered 6 M-16s, three pistols, 12 pipe bombs, and ammunition in Nablus.

 

September 28, 2017

An IED (improvised explosive device) exploded adjacent to the community of Mevo Dotan, southwest of Jenin. No injuries were reported. IDF soldiers are conducting searches in the area.

October 8, 2017

A projectile fired from the Gaza Strip hit an open area in the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries reported. In response, an IDF tank targeted and destroyed a Hamas outpost in the southern Gaza Strip.

October 11, 2017

Shots were fired towards a field hospital that is part of Operation Good Neighbor in the southern Golan heights, adjacent to the Syrian border. As a result, a foreign staff member was very lightly injured and was treated at the scene.

October 16, 2017

Two rockets were fired from the Sinai area at the Eshkol Regional Council, southeast of Gaza. One of the rockets was found in an open area southeast of Gaza City.

 

An anti-aircraft missile was launched from Syria towards IDF aircraft during a routine flight. No hits were confirmed. In response, IDF aircraft targeted the anti-aircraft battery in Syria.

October 18, 2017

An assailant armed with a knife ran towards IDF troops near the Gush Etzion Junction, southwest of Jerusalem. In response to the immediate threat, soldiers fired at the suspect who was wounded and taken to a hospital for treatment.

October 19, 2017

A short while ago, a projectile fired from Syria hit an open area in the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported. In response to the projectile that hit Israel earlier today, the IDF targeted the sources of fire in the Syrian Golan Heights.

October 21, 2017

5:43 A.M. - Two projectiles hit an open area in the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported.

9:27 A.M. - Five projectiles were launched from Syria at the northern Golan Heights. Four hits were identified. In response to the projectiles that hit Israel, the IDF targeted three artillery cannons of the Syrian regime in the Syrian Golan Heights.

October 24, 2017

Soldiers apprehended two Palestinians who attempted to attack a farmer in the Talia Farm in southern Mt. Hebron.

October 29, 2017

Shots were fired from the Sinai Peninsula towards IDF troops adjacent to the security fence on the Egyptian border. No injuries were reported.

October 30, 2017

The IDF neutralized a Gazan terror tunnel inside Israel from Khan Younis.

 

November 1, 2017

During overnight activity in Shuweika, north of Tulkarm, IDF troops uncovered and seized a firearm and ammunition concealed inside a child's toy.

 

November 2, 2017

Overnight, forces sealed two weapon manufacturing factories, including five lathes, in Hebron and Beit Fajjar.

 

November 3, 2017

12:12 P.M. - Due to intense fighting in Hader, Syria, shots were fired at Israel and an Israeli civilian was injured.

November 5, 2017

12:49 P.M. - A Palestinian with a knife was identified approaching the community of Mevo Dothan. IDF soldiers arrived in the area and called him to halt. The Palestinian was apprehended and questioned at the scene.

 

 

November 6, 2017

A Palestinian displaying suspicious behavior arrived at a checkpoint near Tzofim, east of Qalqilya. IDF soldiers called the suspect to halt and found a knife in his possession.

November 11, 2017

The IDF used a Patriot Missile to intercept a UAV that attempted to infiltrate Israeli airspace in the Golan Heights.

November 13, 2017

Overnight, IDF troops apprehended a senior official in the Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine in Arraba, southeast of Jenin. The suspect was transferred to security forces for further questioning.

November 16, 2017

IDF soldiers uncovered and seized an improvised weapon during a security check adjacent to the village of Jit, west of Nablus.

November 17, 2017

A Palestinian assailant committed a car ramming attack at Gush Etzion Junction, south of Jerusalem, running over and injuring an Israeli civilian. The assailant, armed with a knife, then attempted to stab IDF soldiers. In response to the immediate threat, IDF soldiers fired towards the assailant, injuring him.

November 19, 2017

The Syrian Armed Forces violated the 1974 cease fire agreement by conducting construction work in order to strengthen a military post in the northern part of the demilitarized zone between Syria and Israel. The agreement prohibits the entry of heavy construction tools or military vehicles into the demilitarized zone. In response, an IDF tank fired a warning shot towards the area.

November 22, 2017

Overnight, in a joint security operation, forces seized self-manufactured weapons, knives, and ammunition in the village of Yatta, south of Hebron.

8:38 A.M. - IDF troops identified two suspects infiltrating Israel from the northern Gaza Strip. In response to the immediate threat, the troops fired towards the suspects, injuring one, who was taken for medical treatment. The other suspect was taken for questioning.

November 26, 2017

Palestinians fired shots at an IDF military post near of Ramallah, north of Jerusalem. Bullet shells were found at the scene. No injuries were reported. Forces searched the area and found six bullet casings. Further investigation revealed that the shots were fired from a passing vehicle.

November 29, 2017

During overnight, security forces uncovered and seized 15 firearms from a shop in Jenin, north of Jerusalem. The firearms were originally toys that were converted into weapons in order to be used for terror purposes.

 

November 30, 2017

 

12:19 P.M. - Palestinians threw rocks at a group of Israeli travelers near the village of Qusra, southeast of Nablus. One of the Israeli civilians fired towards the Palestinians in self-defense.

IDF troops arrived at the scene in order to treat the wounded and disperse the riot

 

2:45 P.M. - A number of mortar rounds were fired at a military post adjacent to the northern Gaza Strip. No injuries were reported.

3:02 P.M. - In response, IDF tanks and an Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted four Hamas military posts in northern Gaza.

5:16 P.M. - In response, Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted two additional military posts belonging to terror organizations in the Central Gaza Strip.

Sgt. Ron Isaac Kokia, a soldier in the Nahal Brigade, was stabbed to death in a terror attack in the city of Arad in southern Israel.

 

December 3, 2017

A projectile was fired from Syria at the southern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported.

December 5, 2017

2:32 A.M. -  A short while ago, a projectile was fired at the Eshkol Regional Council from the Sinai Peninsula. No injuries were reported.

4:08 A.M. - An additional projectile was fired at the Eshkol Regional Council from the Sinai Peninsula. No injuries were reported.

7:11 P.M. - Shots were fired at an Israeli bus adjacent to Ya'Bad, north of Mevo Dotan. No injuries were reported.

December 7, 2017

7:10 P.M. - Following the sirens that were sounded in Hof Ashkelon and Sha'ar HaNegev regional councils in southern Israel earlier this evening, two launches from Gaza towards Israel landed within the Gaza Strip.

9:18 P.M. - A projectile was fired from northern Gaza and exploded in southern Israel. In response to that fire and the projectiles fired at Israel throughout the day that fell short in Gaza, an IDF tank and an Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted two terror posts in Gaza.

December 8, 2017

6:25 P.M. - Sirens sounded in the Sha'ar HaNegev, Sdot Negev, and Hof Ashkelon regional councils and in the city of Sderot, southern Israel.

6:51 P.M. - The Iron Dome aerial defense system intercepted a projectile that was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel. No injuries were reported.

7:16 P.M. - A projectile was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel.

9:38 P.M. - In response to the projectiles fired at Israel from Gaza earlier today, Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted a Hamas training compound and an ammunition warehouse in the Gaza Strip.

December 9, 2017

A rocket fired yesterday from the Gaza Strip at the city of Sderot, southern Israel, landed on and damaged a kindergarten.

 

 

December 10, 2017

The IDF discovered, exposed, and demolished a Hamas terror tunnel for the second time in the last month and a half.

 


8:56 P.M. - Shots were fired at an Israeli bus near Ein Yabrud, northeast of Beit El, north of Jerusalem. No injuries were reported, but the bus was damaged. 11 bullet casings were found in the area. IDF troops are searching for the suspects.

December 11, 2017

12:52 A.M. - Suspects fired at a military post from a moving vehicle near Jalazone, north of Beit El. Bullet casings were found at the scene. No injuries were reported.

7:30 P.M. - Rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel.

7:51 P.M. -In response to the rocket, an IDF tank and the Israeli Air Force targeted Hamas terror posts in the southern Gaza Strip.

11:53 P.M. - Sirens sounded in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. The Iron Dome Aerial Defense System intercepted a rocket launched at Israel. No injuries were reported.

12:51 A.M. (December 12, 2017) - In response to the rocket launched towards Israel, an IDF tank and the Israeli Air Force targeted Hamas terror posts in the northern Gaza Strip.

December 12, 2017

In an overnight joint operation in Judea and Samaria, forces found illegal "Carlo" weapons in Deir Tzamat in the southern Hebron hills and in Beit Fajar, southwest of Jerusalem. They also found an illegal pistol in Deir al-Asal, west of Hebron.

 

4:26 P.M. - Suspects suspiciously approached troops near the security fence adjacent to Ariel and attempted to damage the fence. One suspect appeared to pull out a knife. In response to the threat, troops fired towards the suspect who was injured and taken for medical treatment.

December 13, 2017

3:31 A.M. - In response to the rocket fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel, the Israeli Air Force targeted a Hamas military compound in the southern Gaza Strip.

8:52 P.M. - The Israeli Air Force successfully intercepted two rockets launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel.

9:07 P.M. - An additional rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip at Israeli territory and fell in an open area in the Eshkol Regional Council, southern Israel.

2:03 A.M. - In response to the rockets fired at Israel, the IDF targeted three Hamas terror facilities across Gaza using Israeli Air Force platforms. The terror facilities were used as training and weapons storage compounds.

December 17, 2017

Following sirens that sounded in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, southern Israel, two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip were found in southern Israel.

December 18, 2017

3:58 A.M. - Following sirens that sounded in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, southern Israel, rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel were identified in the Gaza Strip.

4:00 A.M. - In response to the rockets launched towards southern Israel, Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted a Hamas training compound in the northern Gaza Strip. The IDF holds the Hamas terror organization accountable for this hostile act originating from Gaza.

During overnight activity, IDF troops seized a "Carlo" weapon and a pistol in the village of Jalazone, north of Jerusalem.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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