An IDF force initiated operational activity near the village of Burka in the West Bank, prevented a terrorist attack against civilians and soldiers. The force spotted two terrorists engaged in placing explosive charges. The force opened fire at the terrorists, from which one was killed. The other terrorist was injured but managed to escape towards the village of Burka. While combing the area two explosive charges were discovered and detonated by sappers without causing damage. A “Red Crescent” ambulance evacuated the body of the terrorist. The IDF will continue to operate to thwart terror and protect Israeli citizens.