Terrorist Attack Thwarted this Morning

Communicated by the IDF Spokesperson

Jerusalem----January 31......A terrorist attack was thwarted this morning near Tel Raidan by a force of the Border Police and IDF soldiers from the Shimshon Battalion.
The terrorists, armed with Kalachnikov rifles and grenades, detonated a bomb and fired shots at the soldiers.
The soldiers responded swiftly, opened fire on the terrorists and killed them.

The soldiers' alertness and swift response prevented harm to innocent civilians.

The IDF will continue to operate in order to protect the security of Israeli citizens and IDF soldiers.