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  תשרי 4, 5771 , 12/09/10

Report: IDF Thwarts Infiltration from Gaza

Two Arabs were reportedly killed in a firefight between the Israel Defense Forces and terrorists along the Gaza security fence near Kibbutz Erez Sunday afternoon. According to initial reports, an army unit opened fire on a terror cell as it approached the fence, accompanied by terrorist mortar fire. A third member of the squad may have escaped. A report from another source said the IDF artillery fired at a target near Beit Hanoun, killing two and wounding three. 

Arab sources claimed that the two people killed were civilian bystanders: an aged shepherd and his grandson.

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