News Brief 12/28/2011, Tevet 2, 5772
IDF Colonel Vows to Fight Gaza Terrorists
Colonel Tal Hermoni, commander of the Gaza Division South Brigade of the Israeli Defense Forces vowed to fight any terrorist elements emanating from the Gaza Strip. Col. Hermoni stated, "the IDF will continue to hit terrorist cells planning to conduct attacks against Israeli citizens." His remarks come on the third anniversary of Operation Cast Lead, which officially began on December 27th 2008 when the Israeli Air Force started full fledged counter strikes against Gaza rocket attacks on civilians.