IDF Shoots 6 Armed Palestinians In Operation To Confiscate Weapons.

The IDF shot six armed Palestinians near Khan Younis in Gaza. Initial reports claim three of the gunmen were killed.

The shootings came as the IDF was wrapping up an operation in the Strip that aimed to confiscate weapons and ammunition. Soldiers have noticed a growing problem with terrorists coming from Gaza.

Hamas-men and others have been making near constant attempts to approach and infiltrate the border with Israel. In some instances, armed men have shot at Israeli soldiers on the Israeli side of the border. Further attempts have been aimed at hitting Israeli civilians in nearby villages.

The IDF has been pursuing a strategy of pushing terrorists 'back into Gaza' to prevent border breaches. 3/4/2008
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