Although today's attack ended without Israeli casualties, it is still a terror attack signaling yet another deterioration, and escalation of the situation.
IAF thwarts terror attack at Egypt border
Arab media outlets say armed gunmen from global jihadist movement attacked Egyptian soldiers in north Sinai; hijacked armored vehicle and infiltrated into Israel. IAF hit target; no Israeli casualties reported
WTF? Reuters puts the words terrorists in quoation. Because - in some parallel universe, these aren't terrorists?!
Israel says "group of terrorists" attack Egypt border post
Other related headlines of same story:
Terrorists Kill 20 Egyptian Soldiers on Border
Terrorists attack Egypt base killing 15, infiltrate Israel
Armed men attack Egyptian military base in Sinai, stealing 2 armored vehicles and ramming through Kerem Shalom Crossing; one vehicle explodes, the 2nd hit by IAF strike, at least 3 terrorists killed; no Israelis hurt.Two days ago Israel issued an alert for a terror attack from Egypt, this morning, Israel took out a 22 year old described as a leader of a global jihad group. In the evening hours, the attack came.
Israel says terror groups are planning to abduct Israelis from the Sinai peninsula