IDF commando who boarded the Mavi Marmara speaks of the clash with Turkish Islamic extremists aboard the lead flotilla vessel ten years later.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
A decade after the taking over of the Mavi Marmara, one of the soldiers involved in the battle on the flotilla ship spoke to Yisrael Hayom about the fierce battle which occurred on the vessel.
Major (res.) N. was the sixth soldier to board the Mavi Marmara. According to him, even a decade later the issue is still sensitive for some of his friends: “This was not the first flotilla we needed to stop, nor the last one. Continue Reading »
Second blast occurred on border about 30 minutes after 1st incident, but no injuries in 2nd explosion. Hezbollah took responsibility for attack.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Two IDF soldiers were lightly injured when a Hezbollah bomb went off in their vicinity in the Har Dov region on Tuesday, the IDF Spokesman’s Unit said.
Injured IDF soldier being air-lifted to hospital – Photo: Screenshot Reuters
The IDF said it shelled two Hezbollah targets in southern Lebanon in response to the border bombing. Some 30 minutes after the incident a second explosion occurred on the border. There were no injuries or damage in the second blast. Continue Reading »
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2 IDF soldiers lightly, & moderately wounded after improvised explosive device (IED) detonates near Israel’s border with Lebanon; IDF informs UNIFL & returns artillery fire at southern Lebanon.
By Roi Kais
Two IDF soldiers were wounded when a blast went off near an IDF outpost on Mount Dov in the Golan Heights. IDF confirmed it has returned fire into Lebanon and the soldiers sustained light to moderate wounds, respectively.
Scene of blast – Photo: Avihu Shapira
There are conflicting reports about the incident, but an initial assessment indicates that a blast hit a group of soldiers traveling near the border area on Mount Dov; it is possible they were traveling in an armored vehicle. Continue Reading »