Terrorist cell penetrates border fence and sets off explosive device; Israeli communities near border have been put on high alert.
An Israeli citizen was killed Monday morning during clashes between Israel Defense Forces soldiers and terrorists who infiltrated the southern border with Egypt.
Initial information reveals that a terrorist cell penetrated the fence along the border with Egypt on Monday morning, and set off an explosive device near Be’er Milka, an Israeli moshav near the Egyptian border.
After penetrating the border, the terrorists started to open fire and as a result, a construction worker was wounded, and died later of his wounds.
The IDF’s Golani Brigade was called to the scene and began exchanging fire with the armed men near the Philadelphia corridor near Kerem Shalom.
The attack follows a few days of intelligence warnings.
Israeli communities near the border have been put on high alert.