Palestinian Terrorists Fire Missiles at Israeli Cars in Sinai Border Attack: IDF Kills Militants
Early this morning 3 Palestinian terrorists operating in Egypt's Sinai desert breached the border with Israel and fired anti-tank missiles on two Israeli civilian cars. They killed one Israeli citizen, a construction worker, and seriously wounded another. Soldiers called to the scene pursued the terrorists and in a gun fight, shot dead two of them. The attack points to a dangerous transformation taking place in the Sinai desert just a year after Egypt's popular revolution. Without the tight security once imposed by former President Hosni Mubarak, the Sinai is rapidly becoming a haven for terrorist groups who operate with impunity. The terrorist group that snuck into Israel Monday killed a 36 year old Israeli civilian from Haifa , a father of four, as he drove to his construction job. Army officials says they're quick response prevented what might have been more large-scale attacks... It's believed the terrorists intended on carrying out attacks -- perhaps suicide bombings -- in some of the five neighboring Israeli communities including, Nitzana and Kadesh Barnea. For several hours while the Israeli army secured the area, those communities were in lock down with roads closed and children staying home from school. Today's deadly raid was the second one launched from Egyptian soil in less than a year...last August Palestinian terrorists killed 8 Israelis in a spree of shooting attacks near the coastal city of Eilat. The Israeli army believes the Gaza-based Popular Resistance <b>...</b>
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