Photo Credit: Israel Police Spokesperson
Israeli vehicle hit by anti-tank missile from Gaza

Military authorities confirmed Sunday that an Israeli civilian vehicle traveling through the Erez junction in the western Negev was targeted and hit by an advanced anti-tank missile fired by terrorist groups in Gaza.

Gaza’s ruling terrorist organization did the same, posting a video showing the exact deployment of the advanced Kornet missile used to target the innocent Israeli driver, 67-year-old Kfar Sava resident Moshe Feder, and blow up his vehicle.

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Feder succumbed to the wounds he sustained in that attack shortly after arriving at the hospital.

The incident reflects a very serious escalation in the conflict with Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, who have taken from storage their most advanced Kornet anti-tank missiles, and are now threatening main traffic arteries in the western Negev next to Gaza.

Read: In Preparation for Invasion, Hamas, Jihad Deploying Portable Russian Kornet Anti-Tank Guided Missiles

Many residents of the Gaza envelope have begun to leave the area in anticipation of a long conflict, according to local sources.

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