Chief of the State following the events at hatm Ephraim

צילום ארכיון

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz evaluation exists along with OC Central command and Commander of Judea and Samaria, to discuss ways of the IDF’s response and investigation the riot event right in the middle of the night.

תאריך: 13/12/2011, 14:13    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Benny Gantz, the preliminary investigation system and due to severe events tonight at hatm Ephraim, when rioting right-wing activists
At the base. In evaluating the existing situation participants Chief OC Central Command Maj. Gen. avi Mizrahi, Commander of the Judea and Samaria Division, Brig. Gen. Hagai Mordechai and h. Ephraim Col. ran Kahane.

The night penetrated 50 right-wing activists to base the headquarters Brigade Ephraim, burned tires near the base and damaged cars with stones, throwing paint and bottles scattering nails on the road. IDF forces in cooperation with the Israel police forces forced the activists away from the base.

In another incident, stones were thrown at the vehicle of the Commander of the Brigade, Brigade Commander Ephraim intact.

The IDF is subject to regulations and to the political echelon will continue to enforce the law in Judea and Samaria, in cooperation with the Samaria and Judea District of Israel Police and civil administration, rather than shrink from violence that is directed against soldiers. The IDF considers these acts very directed against him and his troops, and lead it from his main preoccupation is the protection of citizens and residents of the State. The IDF expects assistance and protection יש”ע Council wholeheartedly severe behavior.

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak instructed the IDF to act by all means to tackle “serious side effects”, to capture the attackers and prosecute them. Minister Burke noted that he sees very violent action series made by night
Criminal groups of extremists in Judea and Samaria “and that his actions” bear
Homemade nature of terrorism, that do not receive.

The IDF spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai (Foley), the כ”חמור event” and said that “in any revised reality under the behavior of Israeli society”. Brig. Gen. Mordechai noted that during the events Division Commander, was wounded by a stone thrown towards his car, but stressed that “significant impact is the most important tasks of the IDF incitement of State protection, wrestling with some of us and sang”.

The IDF spokesperson said that the event was examined in these hours by OC Central command, Maj. Gen. avi Mizrahi, and stressed that the Israel Defense Forces expects יש”ע Council and rabbinic leadership to denounce the event wholeheartedly.” He also appreciated General Mordechai because this is not a coincidence, but during which the activists, saying that “we will not allow riots and taking the law into their own hands. Together with other security officials track down outlaws and bring them to justice. “

Translated from Hebrew