With 32 successful interceptions yesterday, the new ‘Lahav Or’ system uses laser bursts to explode incendiary and/or explosive terror-balloons launched by Palestinian terrorists from Gaza.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The IDF’s new ‘Lahav Or’ laser system located and intercepted 32 incendiary and explosive balloons which were launched from the Gaza Strip at Israel yesterday, including one interception which caused the balloon to explode in midair.
‘Lahav Or’ system uses lasers to intercept incendiary and explosive balloons – Screenshot: Israel Police Spokesperson Division
This is the first system of its kind in the world, developed under the leadership of the Israel Border Police and physicists from Optidefense, a firm which specializes in electro-optics and lasers. Continue Reading »
The female Palestinian terrorist was shot while approaching Israel Border Police officers with her knife drawn, attempting to stab a police officer as they were securing Judaism’s oldest holy site; the terrorist’s condition is described as critical. – Their quick response prevented injuries among the Police officers.
Israeli security thwarted a suspected terror attack at the Cave of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron on Wednesday when a Palestinian woman attempted to stab Border Policemen stationed in the area.
The female suspect, believed to be in her 30s, has been “neutralized,” according to the police, and her condition is described as critical. Continue Reading »
Violent clashes arise after Israel Police sealed off passage-ways to the Temple Mount in search of the terrorists who threw a Molotov cocktail at a Jerusalem police station. – A Border Policewoman was lightly wounded in the fire-bomb attack. – Abbas threatens Israel: ‘There will be grave consequences.’
By Yishai Porat
A Border Policewoman was lightly wounded Tuesday after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at a police station near Lions’ Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem.The police entered the Temple Mount following the attack and closed off all the entrances and exits to the compound in order to locate the perpetrators, which led to violent clashes between the worshippers and Israeli security services. Continue Reading »
Sharp reflexes of Israel’s Border Police successfully thwart what could have been a fatal tragedy, by neutralizing 2 armed Palestinian terrorists trying to stab security personal. – Samaria Regional Council head, “Terror will not break us.”
In a firefight near Israel’s southern border with Border Police forces, one smuggler is killed as large smuggling operation was foiled with dozens of kilograms of drugs and vehicle seized. • No injuries were reported among Israeli security personnel.
By Gadi Golan
Border Police thwarted a drug smuggling operation near the Israel-Egypt border overnight. One smuggler was killed during a firefight that erupted during the operation. No injuries were reported among the Israeli troops.
According to available details, the Israeli troops, following a lead provided by the Negev and Border Intelligence Unit on an impending drug smuggling operation, deployed in the northern part of the border. Continue Reading »
A 14 yr-old girl from Hebron was sold by her abusive father for about $3000, but with the assistance of the Israel Border Police, has been rescued and taken to a secure location by Israeli welfare services.
An Israeli Bedouin girl was sold into marriage by her father, but managed to escape and was rescued by Israeli security forces, Haaretz reported on Wednesday.
The 14-year-old who comes from the city of Hebron was sold by her abusive father for close to $3000 but, with the help of Israeli border police, escaped and has been taken to a hiding place by Israeli welfare services. Continue Reading »
Border Police raided a makeshift arms factory in the West Bank village of Beit Arush early Thursday morning, arresting one man and seizing a cache of illegal rifles, improvised automatic weapons, IDF uniforms, binoculars and ammunition.
Some of the weapons seized by Border Police in Beit Arush Thursday. – Photo: POLICE SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT
According to police, the operation took place overnight after intelligence was received about illegal activity in the warehouse, which was used primarily to manufacture Carl Gustav-type and Kalashnikov (AK-47 knockoff) rifles. Continue Reading »
Yonatan Herrera made aliyah from tropical Honduras, then spent almost 3 years in a religious yeshiva in Jerusalem where the rabbis tried to convince him not to enlist into the military. • Jonathan met Devorah, his wife, then their daughter Avital was born just as Herrera started his combat service with the Border Police.
By Itsik Saban
Yonatan Herrera, 23, is proof that nothing is impossible.
Three years ago, Herrera made aliyah from Honduras and began studying at a haredi yeshiva in Jerusalem. After his course of study, he said he wanted to enlist in the military. But then he encountered pressure from the rabbis at the yeshiva, who tried to talk him out of it. Continue Reading »
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