After a kibbutz security officer shot and apprehended the infiltrator, the IDF opened an investigation on how a Jordanian citizen crossed the border into Israel to throw rocks at a moving car, and then assault its driver.
By Yoav Zitun and Ahia Raved
A Jordanian man managed to infiltrate Israel on Friday south of the northern site of Hamat Gader. After entering Israel, the man began to throw rocks at passing cars, causing an Israeli driver named Rotem Aharoni to drive off the road. Following the crash, the man ran over to the car and attempted to remove Aharoni and steal the vehicle. Continue Reading »
Knife-wielding Palestinian who infiltrated into Israel from Gaza was caught by alert security officer.
By Orli Harari, Gil Ronen
The Security Officer for the Sdot Negev Regional Council, Rafi Babiyan, told IDF Radio Sunday about the arrest of the terrorist who infiltrated from Gaza to one of the region’s communities.
Palestinian caught on Gaza border – Photo: Radi Babian
“We received an alert about a possible infiltration from Gaza,” he recounted. “The security men and the Military Security Officers started to roll out the emergency preparedness squads, in order to protect the communities. As we combed the area, we received word that a suspect was identified east of the community in an open field. Continue Reading »
Arab protesters break huge hole in Israel’s security barrier, cross into Jerusalem & are welcomed with rubber bullets by Israel Border Guard.
Dozens of Arab men held a protest Friday against the security barrier that runs between Abu Dis and Jerusalem.
‘Returning’ from Israel after being fired at with rubber bullets – Screenshot
As part of the protest, the men took large hammers and created a gaping hole in the wall. Several men used the hole to enter Jerusalem without going through a security checkpoint.
The protest was part of the “Nakba Day” events in which Arabs mourn the creation of the state of Israel. Continue Reading »
An unarmed man from Gaza succeeded in penetrating all the IDF defenses & reach the town of Netivot. Security officials concerned.
By Maayana Miskin
A man from Gaza managed to get past several layers of IDF security and to reach the Israeli city of Netivot shortly before Passover, Yisrael Hayom reports.
The man was unarmed and apparently did not plan to carry out a terrorist attack. His infiltration has caused great concern in the defense establishment regardless, as it is feared that he could have shown terrorists a way of entering Israel.
In addition, military commanders are concerned that the man may have been a terrorist doing reconnaissance. Continue Reading »