Two Palestinian Gunmen Killed after Infiltrating Israel, IDF Soldier Wounded

(Jerusalem Post) An IDF soldier was wounded by Palestinian gunfire on Friday near the Gaza border. Earlier, two Palestinian terrorists were killed by IDF troops after they crossed into Israel from Gaza near Kibbutz Nirim. Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack, which the IDF Spokesperson said was meant to target a nearby Israeli community. The two terrorists crossed the border fence and hid in a ditch 20 meters into Israeli territory, where they were intercepted by the IDF. The exchanges of fire included mortar fire by both sides.

2010-05-24 08:31:06

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