IDF boosts security around Eilat amid threats

05.10.2011                      07.Tischrei. 5772

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IDF boosts security around Eilat amid threats

Navy increases Red Sea patrols for holiday season;intelligence reports say Palestinian terror groups planning additional attacks in area.

With thousands of tourists expected in Eilat over the holidays, the IDF has beefed up its forces around the city and along the southern part of the Egyptian border amid intelligence reports that Palestinian terror groups are planning additional attacks in the area.
Since the mid-August border attacks that killed eight Israelis, including an IDF soldier and an elite Border Policeman, the IDF has significantly boosted its presence along the frontier both on land and at sea….