About 180 Palestinians entered Israel areas

דובר צה”ל

The Palestinians, including 22 wounded, escaped last week (s), the terrorist organization Hamas an accessory and an exceptional step allowed in to Israel, IDF prevented • the entry of humanitarian motives and with the approval of the political echelon • Northern Division Commander: “the soldiers cleared them under fire. During the evacuation were shooting at us firing machine guns and mortars. “

תאריך: 03/08/2008, 22:54    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

During lunch and dinner (SAT) have allowed IDF forces beyond about 180 Palestinians to Israel from humane motives and with the approval of the political echelon. Among the Palestinians who were permitted to enter Israel are among 22 wounded, some critically transferred for treatment in hospitals throughout the country.

The Palestinians, with some Fatah activists were armed, fled for their lives when the terrorist organization Hamas firing an accessory to them and try to hit them. The militants came to the fence near Nahal Oz and allowed to enter the country after they unloaded their weapons.

The Commander of the Gaza Division North Division, Col. Ron asherov, relates the events: “five o’clock in the morning, the clashes between Hamas and Fatah in סעג’ייה area when we stood on the side and not interfere. Around four in the afternoon the first
Movement of to the fence, was wounded, and decided to help them and make them “.
“The evacuation process lasts until 9 p.m.,” added Col. asherov. “During which we,
In the political coordination, more than 180 Palestinians and wounded some 22 injured and the rest is easy. During the evacuation, Israel fired surface so that our soldiers evacuated the Group during a fire. Shooting at us shooting guns, snipers and several mortar shells.

To summarize the event added Col. asherov that any group who fled the terrorist organization Hamas was Israel territory. Some of the wounded have been evacuated to hospitals across the country and the rest of the tightening process now and exploration in the Northern Division and decisions about them are below.

The IDF will continue to do all the job to protect local residents and residents of the State of Israel, and therefore, for obvious reasons, not allow Palestinians to enter the country.


Translated from Hebrew