The IDF evacuated the Jordan border provocation

17 Israeli activists were holed up in an abandoned building in a closed military zone in the border area were evacuated without any resistance. The civilians were detained and taken to police.

תאריך: 13/12/2011, 07:20    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

The security forces evacuated tonight (Tuesday) the 17 Israelis that something in the Church of John the Baptist, the baptism site in Israel-Jordan border area, defined as an area
Closed. Troops explain to citizens that they must evacuate the building, which was quickly and without objection. All citizens were arrested and transferred to the Israel Police follow-up.

Earlier, IDF increase its forces in the area, with police and troops, to prevent them from crossing the border. A breakthrough report active.
And they made clear that the IDF will not allow any crossing of the international border between Israel to Jordan. Not registered friction instead, among the security forces.

In referring to the incident as a provocation, interfering with IDF forces to defend Israel’s borders and its citizens. The IDF spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Yoav Mordechai (Foley), referred to the incident and said that “it is a closed military zone, an area that is an arm of land mines. To login simply irresponsible, also because our troops were likely to think it was terrorists, so that the area of land mine that could cost lives, this is beyond sensibility to Jordanians. “

Updated: December 12, 10:05 pm

Translated from Hebrew