An IDF unit thwarted a terror attack today (October 15, 2002) near Netzarim, in the northern Gaza Strip.

At noontime today, IDF forces operating in the area uncovered two interlocked anti-tank charges weighing a total of 160 kg. Yesterday, IDF forces discovered explosive charges weighing 80 kg in the same area. One charge was detonated in a controlled explosion, inflicting no injuries or damages. Border Police sappers deactivated the other three charges left on the site.