The officer identified a terrorist squad and prevented an attack in Elon Moreh

צילום אילוסטרציה: דובר צה”ל

Major Faiz fares from Kfir Brigade identified the intent of terrorists to carry out an attack, rushed to defuse them with his troops: “if we didn’t get involved – the event was over.”

תאריך: 29/11/2013, 15:39    
מחבר: נעם ויטמן, אתר צה”ל

נס חנוכה

Major Faiz fares, then the company commander in the battalion “point to bringing” the Kfir Brigade, was a scaffold spindles. One day in January 2013, suddenly, he heard on the radio about an operational event across the sector. “Suddenly, and after a few seconds another explosion. Observation identified the terrorists coming into the post, and the Warriors began to search for them, “he recalls a conversation with.

Captain fares heard the radio message and immediately realized that this was an attempt to attack terrorism. “Even though I was on the other side of the sector turned around and began to pursue it,” he recalled. “I saw the two suspects fleeing in the direction of Nablus, and ran after them.
Until we get them, “he added

At this point he and his troops carried out physical search for terrorists, as it is customary procedures. “They had explosives and Molotov cocktails, and it was clear that they were on their way to carry out an attack,” he said. “What was unusual is that we discovered them, it said. Because
I can read Arabic I knew what is written in the letter and realized what it was, “recalls captain fares the moment caught cell.

In a letter which is written “Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades taking full responsibility for the explosion at operation the Elon Moreh settlement. Al-Aqsa Brigades announce execution (implementation), and if the operation is not successful then performed more times larger
Every minute and every hour and every minute of the day. The letter was signed by Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, groups “freedom” arrows.

Captain fares between the two are planning to carry out an attack, and neutralizing the event was miraculous. There’s no telling how the event was over and the alertness and determination of those soldiers. “There is no doubt that this event is asichol the success of the company. The incident could have ended differently, “said Captain faras. “Designing targeted bombing isn’t something obvious. They decided to throw us off when they attacked the soldiers with bottles
The petrol bombs, could be the letter was misleading and they were on their way to harm soldiers, “he reflects.

Eventually, one way or another – Captain fares and were at the right time in the right place.
“To thwart such an event is an honor company. We knew the answer, run after terrorists and to prevent the event, “he says. “It feels really good,” says Capt.

Translated from Hebrew