13 Border Guards Killed in Attack on Egypt’s Sinai Border With Israel
The IDF spokesman confirmed on Sunday that armed militants from the Sinai peninsula attacked an Egyptian military outpost, try to infiltrate Israel border ib Sunday evening.
Dozens of rockets and mortar shells exploded in the Eshkol Regional Council in southern Israel on Sunday evening.Residents of Kibbutz Kerem Shalom, near the meeting point of the Egypt-Israel-Gaza borders, were told to stay in their homes, for reasons of safety.
Palestinians sources in Gaza reported exchanges of fire in the area of Kerem Shalom, including shells fired from the Israeli side, and according to the report, Palestinians have been wounded. Israeli tanks reportedly fired at least 15 shells in the area near Kerem Shalom. Egyptian state television also reported that an Islamist militant group was behind the attack.
Palestinian sources reported that a group of global Jihadi operatives penetrated the Egyptian army outpost near Kerem Shalom, killing at least 11 soldiers, and kidnapped a number of other soldiers. Egyptian military sources told the Palestinian Ma’an news agency that the terror attck was carried against a central army position near the Kerem Hashalom crossing, which is known by the soldiers as Tahrir Square.