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IDF: Troops nab 2 Gaza infiltrators armed with grenade and knives

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Two Palestinian men, one armed with a grenade, were detained by Israel Defense Force soldiers after infiltrating into southern Israel overnight from the Gaza Strip, the military said Sunday morning.

The IDF said the pair were also armed with two knives.

The military did not clarify whether the suspects had successfully passed through the fence, in the southern part of the coastal enclave, when they were captured.

The suspects were being questioned, the IDF said.

While Israel has a series of high-tech fences and walls guarding its frontier with Gaza, both above- and belowground, a number of gaps remain in the steel fencing surrounding the territory.

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© The Times of Israel

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