The Judea and Samaria Division Commander, Brig. Gen. Haggai Mordechai, spoke at the inauguration ceremony of monument to Jews killed in the attack and said that IDF forces “would not allow harm to us to live here.”
תאריך: 01/12/2012, 20:28
מחבר: יעל ליבנת, אתר צה“ל
Nratachi Memorial shooting worshippers at Kiryat Arba-Hebron, which was inaugurated this week in a decade for the attack.
The attack, which was awarded to heroes ‘ Alley “battle” took place on Friday, 15 November 2002, worshippers in Hebron, used the alleyway linking Kiryat Arba to the system
The product, and the South Gate, the gate of Kiryat Arba. Starting at 6:55 pm to 11 pm there was a bloody fight between three members of Islamic Jihad terrorists and IDF forces, forces and members of the alert class. The terrorists waited to the end of evening prayers Saturday and began shooting from the South Gate to IDF forces in position and “death alley” — a narrow alley to the right of the worshippers who nicknamed after the attack. During
The battle killed four soldiers, including a commander, brigade Colonel Dror Weinberg
Five fighters, and three members of the class standing of Kiryat Arba, and killed the three bombers.
The Commander of Judea and Samaria Division, Brig. Gen. Haggai Mordechai, said at the ceremony held this week that “the worshippers on Saturday night will be remembered as one of the key battles in the State of Israel. Among which
Lost 12 heroes, civilians and combatants, mainly members of the venerable, Colonel Dror Weinberg. The Mao added that “once the soldiers conducted fall, the threat squad members, and IDF soldiers, which their executives demonstrated the values.
Fighters acted with determination to protect their civilians and demonstrated courage, camaraderie and brotherhood “.
In addition, said Brig. Gen. Mordechai “all we ensure that stories, their courage and their legacy of the fallen, as evident in battle, will continue to be an integral part of our lives. They constitute moral order that highlights, commanders and fighters, the size of the responsibility on our shoulders to keep from kept and State citizens, let us not offend living here. “
Makhoul Judah enters, but Colonel father, said in an interview Sunday to IDF website that “looking at the broader vision of how the incident affected a soldier and an officer in the army today, we can see that we won. We took the very difficult places. The close relationship between the Army currently has between the powers and the settlement makes cut, is inextricably linked. “
In addition, Colonel belote said that a decade after the attack, the challenges facing the IDF had not changed and that the danger still exists, but said that during operation “pillar”, which experienced the increased frequency of disturbances, IDF forces have dealt professionally with each event. According to the, part of the success in the reserve personnel work “which okapzzo the House and within hours found themselves dealing with riots — but do so efficiently and professionally.
Translated from Hebrew