Knife wielding Palestinian terrorist permanently neutralized while charging at IDF soldiers from the Kfir Brigade stationed in Gush Etzion; no harm or injuries to the soldiers.
Elisha Ben Kimon and Yoav Zitun
A stabbing attack was thwarted in Gush Etzion on Friday afternoon when a terrorist wielding a knife charged at IDF soldiers stationed at a junction in the area before being shot and neutralized.
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No injuries were inflicted on Israelis civilians or IDF soldiers from the Kfir Brigade deployed in the area, but the terrorist was left in critical condition before being pronounced dead shortly thereafter at the scene.
On Saturday, a female Palestinian terrorist attempted to stab an IDF infantryman in Hebron, who pushed her away, and was then immediately shot dead by his fellow soldiers as she was stabbing an unfortunate nearby Arab civilian.
By Yoav Zitun and Roi Yanovsky
A Palestinian woman attempted to stab an IDF soldier in Hebron on Saturday afternoon, near the Cave of the Patriarchs.
The scene of the attack
Reports indicate that the soldiers from the IDF Kfir Brigade approached the woman, who seemed suspicious, and asked to search her belongings. She then pulled out a knife and attempted, unsuccessfully, to stab one of them. Continue Reading »
A Kfir soldier opened fire on vehicle at the Eyal checkpoint near Kalkilya after driver refused to stop, leaving 1 Palestinian dead, the 2nd Palestinian & an Israeli with light injuries.
A Palestinian driver attempted to run down soldiers at the Eyal checkpoint, north of Kalkilya on Tuesday afternoon, army sources said.
Vehicle which attempted to run down Israeli soldiers. – Photo: MAGEN DAVID ADOM
A soldier from the Kfir brigade who was at a checkpoint felt his life to be in danger and opened fire, critically injuring the driver, an army spokeswoman added. A passenger who attempted to flee the scene was shot in the leg and lightly injured. Continue Reading »
IDF troops foiled an apparent terrorist attempt to infiltrate Monday night near the Gaza border fence.
By Kochava Rozenbaum & David Lev
Alert IDF soldiers on Monday night prevented a terror attack at the Gaza border fence. The incident occurred near Kibbutz Nachal Oz, Channel Two reported.
Lt.-Col. Yitzhak Goetz – IDF Spokesman
Several Gaza Arabs approached the border fence, the report said. IDF soldiers patrolling in the area identified suspicious figures near the fence, and ordered them to halt. When they refuse, soldiers opened fired against them. One terrorist was reportedly killed in the gunfire, with the others escaping. Continue Reading »
Northern command is practicing direct conflict with Hezbollah fighters in bid to keep its troops on their toes, in wake of what top commanders are calling Hezbollah’s ‘compulsive’ documentation of IDF movements.
By Yoav Zitun
The IDF has recently shown soldiers manning the northern border a peculiar set of pictures – Hezbollah men, in full regalia, armed with proper military equipment, carefully watching and documenting the IDF’s movements.
Training. Lebanese border – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit
Seven years after the Second Lebanon War, what seems to be a grievous breach of the UN resolution ending the conflict is for the IDF’s northern commanders a sign of Nasrallah‘s growing boldness. Continue Reading »