Israeli troops killed three “terrorists” who attacked a construction crew as it was building a security fence along the border with Egypt. One of the terrorists was wearing a suicide vest.
A newly-announced terrorist organization claimed responsibility for yesterday’s cross border attack in Israel, which killed one Israeli civilian. The group, which calls itself Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem (MSC), features al Qaeda-style flags in its videos and says the attack is dedicated to Osama bin Laden.
Armed gunmen surrounded a Multinational Observer Force base in the Sinai for eight days until the government freed five terrorists linked to terror attacks in Sharm el-Sheikh, Dahab, and Taba.
“We give you allegiance for obedience in good and bad, in difficulty and ease,” Ansar al Jihad told Ayman al Zawahiri in a statement released on the Internet.
Three members of al Qaeda-linked Salafist groups in Gaza were killed in two airstrikes over the past day.