How were Palestinian militants able to abduct Gilad Shalit?

18.10.2011                      20.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 4

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How were Palestinian militants able to abduct Gilad Shalit?

The terrorists captured Shalit by crossing the border from the Gaza Strip before sunrise through a tunnel hundreds of meters long.

When Gilad Shalit was abducted in June 2006, the first people to learn the captive soldier’s name were West Bank settlers. As reporters awaited an initial briefing on the incident by Dan Halutz, then Israel Defense Forces chief of staff, a news agency based in the settlements sent the following beeper message: “The name of the abducted soldier is Gidon Shalit, 19, from Mitzpeh Hila in the Galilee. His family has been notified.”
A few minutes later, another beeper message corrected the soldier’s first name. At that point, the meeting with Halutz had begun. No one dreamed that more than 1,900 days would elapse before Shalit returned….