Today during the afternoon hours, IDF soldiers proceeded with operational activity south of the Karni passage near the system fence. The operation was performed due to security needs. The operation’s purpose was to thwart placement of explosive charges, shooting terrorist activity and to protect the population of the region and IDF soldiers travelling near the route.

Immediately after completion of the operation the force departed the area.It is important to make note that several days ago IDF soldiers hit two terrorists placing a powerful explosive charge in the said region.