Motzei Shabbat: Cleared for publication.
In a terror attack on Shabbat morning (Shabbat), Gaza terrorists emerged from a tunnel in the Be’eri region and attacked an IDF jeep, killing 2 IDF soldiers.
Sgt. Adar Bresno (20) Nahariya HY”D
Major Amotz Greenberg (45) from Hod HaSharon HY”D
The Hamas terrorists were planning to massacre the citizens of a nearby town.
One of the nine terrorist was killed. The rest managed to escape.
The terrorists were wearing IDF uniforms.
The army believes there may be as many as 20 more tunnels like these entering into Israel.
Additionally, in fighting today in Gaza, 2 IDF officers were seriously wounded, 3 officers and 1 soldier were moderately wounded and 5 soldiers were lightly wounded in battles with the terrorists.
A soldier was wounded on Saturday evening by an IDF tank’s active defense system which activated when an RPG which was launched at the tank. Apparently, the soldier was outside the tank and was seriously wounded by shrapnel. The soldier was transported to Soroka hospital in Beer Sheva for treatment.
70 Hamas terrorists have been killed since IDF ground troops entered into Gaza. 34 tunnel entrances have been discovered, 5 of which had already reached under the Gaza border, and into Israel.
Hamas terrorist launched a large number of rockets over Shabbat towards the Tel Aviv area and the rest of Israel.
One of the dozen rockets aimed at the Dimona nuclear reactor killed a Bedouin near Dimona, Aluj Aday (32). Hamas is hoping to hit the reactor and cause a nuclear holocaust in Israel.
That rocket at Dimona also injured two additional members of the man’s family, including a small boy and a baby.
The IDF discovered multiple terror tunnels in Gaza, during searches yesterday and today, as well as homes lined with explosives: