An IDF force thwarted an attempt of a Palestinian terrorist squad to penetrate Israel territory. The force that belongs to the Givati reconnaissance unit, during routine operational activity, north of the Kisufim passage, identified three terrorists trying to climb the system fence with the intention to cross into the Israeli side. The force opened fire toward the squad and confirmed hitting one. Two terrorists were caught and transferred to the security forces for an investigation. Searches held in the morning revealed the body of the third terrorist as well as four grenades and a gun in their custody. Throughout the incident there were no IDF casualties.
This is the second time in the last twenty-four hours that IDF thwarted Palestinian operations that completed contradict the Tenet agreements, to penetrate Israel territory with the objective to execute a terrorist attack against innocent Israeli citizens.