B’chasdei Hashem, IDF Soldiers Unharmed in Shooting Attack on Erev Shabbos


gAn Arab-driven vehicle arrived at an IDF checkpoint in the Jordan Valley on Friday morning 9 Tammuz and opened fire at IDF personnel. Security personnel responded to the gunfire, eliminating the terrorists. B’chasdei Hashem there were no fatalities or injuries among IDF personnel manning the checkpoint.

The attack took place at 10:20 as the vehicle pulled up to the checkpoint. The terrorist was gravely wounded and transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The soldier searched the vehicle and surrounding area to make certain there were no explosives. Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan commented “I stand behind our soldiers who eliminated the terrorist in the Jordan Valley. The enemy must learn terrorism does not pay and essentially only harms themselves”.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)


  1. Gravely wounded but not gravely enough! Now Yiddishe Gelt will be wasted treating this fiend who should have been shot dead! Oh Well!
    Now the UN could condemn Israel anew!

  2. BS”D

    Can someone explain to me how a terrorist can pull up to a checkpoint, pull out his gun presumably without warning at near point-blank range, start firing — and, B”H, no injuries among IDF personnel? I mean, can anyone explain it to me derech teva? Hashem yishmoreinu viter!