by Israel National Police Foreign Press Spokesman and the
Government Press Office
11......This morning at approximately 00:15, the Ivtan Border
Police base near Kibbutz Bachan in central Israel came under
hostile gunfire. Two Border Police officers were killed in
the attack and one was wounded. Border Police officers at
the base responded immediately and returned fire.
The Border Police assisted by the Israel Police and the IDF
immediately searched the area in an attempt to apprehend the
assailants. This is the fourth terror incident in this
area over the past three months
in the attack was Corporal Tzachi David , age 19, from Tel-Aviv.
The name of the second Border Police officer has not been
cleared for publication.
Corporal Tzachi David's funeral will take place today 11.9.2001,
at 14:00, at the Border Police section of the Kiryat Shaul
Cemetery at 14:00.