“The gunmen were traveling in a jeep marked ‘TV’.”
“IDF foils kidnapping attempt, Islamic Jihad gunman killed,” from the Jerusalem Post:
The IDF foiled an attempt to kidnap a soldier on Saturday afternoon.
Four Islamic Jihad gunmen infiltrated Israeli territory from the Kissufim border crossing between Israel and the central Gaza Strip and attacked IDF troops stationed in the area.
The gunmen were traveling in a jeep marked ‘TV’, in an attempt to camouflage their true intentions.
One terrorist was killed in the ensuing gun fight, while three others managed to flee the scene. No IDF troops or Israeli civilians were wounded in the attack. The IDF was searching Israel’s side of the border to ensure that no terrorists remained in the area. According to the IDF, the early detection of the terrorist squad helped prevent a
Abu Ahmed, a spokesman for Islamic Jihad, told local radio stations that four members of the terrorist group broke through the Gaza border fence and were clashing with soldiers.
“It is difficult to storm (the area). But when they entered in a surprise, they confused the enemy,” he said.
Palestinian security officials confirmed that four militants were clashing with IDF soldiers.