A Palestinian Arab sniper had fired at IDF troops under the cover of 20 children that were sent towards the border fence as decoy.
An IDF officer was moderately injured in the shooting attack and was evacuated to the Soroka Hospital in Be’er Sheva. Prof. Gilbert Sabag, director of the surgical department at the hospital, said that “the victim was evacuated to the trauma room with a penetrating bullet wound in the abdomen and chest. He and was transferred to an operating room and is listed in moderate condition.”
The incident took place about 400 meters from the spot where Staff Sergeant Aviv Levi was killed by a Hamas sniper last Friday. The IDF responded by firing artillery from tanks seven positions of the Hamas terrorist organization along the Gaza Strip.
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