IDF kills 2 Palestinian militants who infiltrated Israel from Gaza – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.
IDF troops killed two Palestinian militants who crossed into Israel from Gaza, following a short shootout. The Israeli fighters emerged unscathed from the battle.
GOC Southern Command, Maj. Gen. Yoav Galant and the Commander of the Gaza Division, Brig. Gen. Eyal Eisenberg arrived on the scene in order to understand the circumstances surrounding the infiltration, the IDF Spokesman’s Office told Haaretz.
Israeli police said roadblocks were erected inside Israel after the reported infiltration from the Strip.
Schoolchildren in the Eshkol Regional Council area were ordered to stay indoors.
Israeli security forces are on high alert on the Lebanon, Gaza and Syria borders following the Israel Navy raid of the Gaza aid flotilla, which resulted in the deaths of nine pro-Palestinian activists Monday morning.
This was in our area this morning. We were told to stay indoors early this morning. Most students had already arrived at school. Since our buildings are fortified, we studied as usual. We were told to warn students to stay within 15 seconds of shelter if they were outdoors.