Chief in Kerem Shalom: successful and integrated activities prevented a big disaster.

הרמטכל בסיור, היום. צילום: דובר צה”ל

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz toured the area thwarted attack last night and praised the troops who succeeded in schlo. Southern Command Chief: “the operation was characterized by excellent work forces, including infantry, armor and air”

תאריך: 06/08/2012, 10:30    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Chief, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, on tour in the area of Kerem Shalom, along with southern command Chief Gen. Tal Russo, Commander of Gaza and Brigadier General Yossi Bahar. During the tour at the event last night, chatted with the fighters which participated in the hunt for terrorists after the last

“Before, I think the investigations avoided catastrophe is very large, very complex attack against terrorists connected between Sinai and the Gaza Strip. This is a very good action and integrated infantry troops, armor and air “, said Chief Gantz, adding that” the combination of speed, all brought to this after 15 minutes we managed before scans, to thwart the attack. Can I express appreciation to the great powers, alertness, vigilance and intelligence forces in the determination.

Southern Command Chief, Gen. Tal Russo, said that the forces acted “wherever the car tried to enter the village. There were a lot of skirmishes until the car was destroyed, when accompanying him and forces closing in on him and forces the air force infantry forces of the side.
The vehicle was destroyed from the air and from the ground. All those terrorists who tried to fire on the troops after the destruction destroyed. The operation was characterized by great powers work.

Last night captured terrorists in Sinai area Egyptian outpost near Rafah, killing more than 10 Egyptian troops and took control of two נגמ”שים. One armoured personnel carrier was blown up on the border, the second armoured personnel carrier was attacked by air force when the Israel area. Several terrorists managed to escape the attack, but the IDF forces in the field were unable to finish them off. No casualties nor caused any damage.

The IDF spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai (Foley), made it clear last night that “the IDF deny the possibilities of kidnapping or missing soldier’s soldier.” At the briefing military reporters said that דו”ץ case” serious “but that there were no casualties in the incident and IDF forces continue to conduct sweeps in the area in order to rule out participation and presence of other terrorists in Israel territory. Another speculated that Brig. Gen. Mordecai terrorists are related to the terrorist squad that eliminated earlier by IDF.

Chief in Kerem Shalom: successful and integrated activities prevented a big disaster.

Chief, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, exists as a result of the assessment, in the end decided to order the troops to continue to conduct scans in detecting the presence of terrorists in the area.

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak greeted the IDF tonight and in the South, to prevent severe bombing Kerem Shalom area. The Minister said tonight that “IDF forces, in command.
General Tal Russo, and by Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, Chief, and assisted the people, alertness, sharpness and versatility, and thwarted terrorist attack could cause many casualties. Modes of operation of the hazards, the Egyptian action required is determined to ‘ security and preventing terrorism in the Sinai.

Translated from Hebrew