Monday, June 18, 2012

TENSION: IDF tanks move closer to Egypt border - Ynetnews

REPORT: Military issues unusual order, deploys Armored force closer to border following terror attack on civilian crews building fence.

The IDF has deployed Armored forces near the Israel-Egypt border, moving tanks closer to the fence, Ynet has learned. The unusual move followed Monday's terror attack on defense contractor crews building the new security fence.

The attack claimed the life of Said Phashpashe, 36, from Haifa. Golani soldiers who were scrambled to the area killed two terrorists.

Ynet was able to document the presence of Israeli tanks in close proximity to the border – maneuvers which are barred by Jerusalem's peace treaty with Cairo.


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