Alert Soldiers at Egyptian Border Foil Mega-Bomb Attack

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Alert soldiers foil a massive bomb attack on Israelis by discovering a huge bomb terrorists were smuggling across the Egyptian border.

By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu

Alert soldiers Monday night foiled a massive bomb attack on Israelis by discovering a huge bomb that terrorists were smuggling across the Egyptian border.

Bombs and weapons smuggled into the mostly barren southwestern Negev can easily be carried by terrorists to urban targets, with the city of Be’er Sheva being the closest.

The IDF said soldiers spotted the smuggling in progress and that during an attempt to arrest the terrorists, one of them threw a package, which was not found in the dark. Soldiers and police found it in the morning and discovered that it was a huge bomb that, if exploded in an urban area, could have caused mass casualties.

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Posted on February 21, 2012, in Egypt, Israel and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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