The IDF escorted and secured tonight (2 October) Israeli travelers staying in the Gush Katif and Netzarim settlements in the Gaza Strip during the holidays, to the Kissufim and Karni crossings.
The IDF used secured buses during the operation, and provided security for private vehicles and buses with families and children.
An IAF Yasur helicopter transported civilians in the Netzarim settlement to the Karni crossing.
During the night two of the convoys on the road leading to Gush Katif were fired at, slight damage was caused to the military vehicles in one of the convoys.
The IDF will secure the life and safety of the Israeli civilians in the area of the Gaza Strip and sees any attempt to harm Israeli civilians very severely.