Skip to comments.‘Well-Planned’: Militants Launch Deadly Attacks on Israelis Near Egyptian Border
Posted on 08/18/2011 9:59:02 AM PDT by Nachum
JERUSALEM (AP) Assailants armed with heavy weapons, guns and explosives launched three attacks in quick succession in southern Israel near the border with Egypts Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding about a dozen more, officials said.
(Related: Could the Sinai Peninsula be the next Al Qaeda stronghold?)
The rare violence in that part of the country targeted a passenger bus, a military patrol and a private car, the officials said. Channel 10 TV reported a fourth attack, but there was no official confirmation or details. The military said a large number of assailants were working in multiple squads.
We are talking about a terror squad that infiltrated into Israel, said Israeli military spokeswoman Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich. This is a combined terrorist attack against Israelis.
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The arab ‘spring’ has festered and turned egyptian eyes inward, allowing the security in the sinai to slip and permitting terrorists free run in the area. All 0bama’s fault.
The driver of the bus said he had seen Egyptian soldiers open fire, but military spokesman Brig.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai said he was not aware of any Egyptian military involvement.
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