The IDF vehicle was not damaged, and the soldiers escaped injury. The IDF rejected claims by Hamas that it had set a tank on fire.
Terrorists often try to plant bombs at the fence, where IDF vehicles patrol. Their strategy is to blow up the vehicles and kidnap soldiers, dead or alive. Hamas claimed that three youth had approached the “no-entry” area to look for scrap metal, although it is widely known that the patrol area is a closed military zone.
In a separate incident Tuesday, one terrorist was killed in an apparent “work accident” in central
. Two others were injured, according to Hamas spokesmen. Gaza