Daily Archives: August 20, 2011

Weaponry and Explosives Found on the Terrorists

On Thursday, August 18, 2011, in a premeditated attack, terrorists from the Gaza Strip targeted Israeli civilians, who were 20km from reaching Eilat, a popular tourist destination for summer vacations. The terrorists carried out a string of terror attacks on … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Captain Z., Explosives Ordnance Disposal Officer

Capt. Z., an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) officer, shares a personal account of the multi-pronged terror attack on August 18th, 2011: The morning of August, 18, 2011, began with a graduation ceremony for new soldiers. Following the speeches and celebrations, we headed … Continue reading

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IAF Targets Terrorist Squad in the Northern Gaza Strip

A short while ago, IAF aircraft targeted a squad of terrorists in the northern Gaza Strip, shortly after they launched mortar shells at Israel. A hit was confirmed. The IDF will not tolerate any attempts to harm Israeli civilians and … Continue reading

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In Response to Terror Attack, IAF Targets Four Sites in the Gaza Strip

Overnight, IAF aircraft targeted two terror tunnels and a weapons storage facility in the southern Gaza Strip, as well as a terror activity site in the northern Gaza Strip. The terror tunnel was intended for the infiltration of terrorists into … Continue reading

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