As part of the ongoing war against terror and its infrastructures, IDF and Border Police forces operated last night in the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

During the operation the security forces arrested four Islamic Jihad terrorists and five wanted Palestinians.

Searches inside a building uncovered a weapon-producing lab containing 250 kilograms of explosives. In a second building, the security forces uncovered an explosive belt, a mortar, a fragmentation grenade, a rifle and a makeshift vest. Security forces demolished the two buildings.

At the end of the operation the Israeli security forces left the city of Rafah.

The IDF will continue to operate anywhere and at all times in order to damage the terror infrastructures and to protect the citizens of Israel and IDF soldiers.