Saturday, February 17, 2018

Israel: 4 soldiers injured in IED attack

(Jerusalem)  4 Israeli soldiers from the Golani infantry brigade have been injured when an IED was detonated against their vehicle as they patrolled on the Israeli side of the border with Gaza.

At around 1600 local time ,the patrol came across a Palestine flag planted on the Gaza side of the border fence, east of Khan Younis, as they investigated an IED was detonated which injured the 4 man patrol, 2 of whom are seriously injured.  In retaliation , a Islamic Jihad observation post inside Gaza was taken out by a IDF tank. This was followed up later with airstrikes on 18 Hamas targets inside Gaza.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  who is currently in Germany attending a security conference vowed Israel will respond

“The incident on the Gaza border is very serious. We will respond appropriately,”