Skip to comments.IDF Soldier Killed in Terrorist Attack on Egypt Border
Posted on 09/21/2012 1:02:55 PM PDT by Former Fetus
Corporal Netanel Yahalomi, 20, is the soldier who was killed in Friday's terrorist attack near the Israel-Egypt border, it was cleared for publication on Friday afternoon. Another IDF soldier was moderately injured in the attack.
The attack occurred when three armed terrorists opened fire at IDF soldiers who were patrolling along the Israel-Egypt border. Yahalomi, a combat fighter of the Artillery Corps from Nof Ayalon died from his wounds.
Private Netanel Yahalomi was raised to the rank of Corporal following his death. He will be laid to rest on Saturday night at the military cemetery in Modi'in.
The attack took place around noon Friday. Heavy exchanges of fire ensued, during which the terrorists were killed.
One of the terrorists reportedly detonated himself in the attack.
An initial investigation showed that the terrorists entered into Israel through an area where there is no security fence and that they were heavily armed.
Large IDF forces converged on the location of the firefight, in the Har Harif area, and engaged the terrorists until they were eliminated.
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I liked the part where the eliminated the terrorists.
I liked the part where they eliminated the terrorists.