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Israeli soldiers kill 2 terrorists at Syrian border while trying to break security fence

By Mason White 5:48 PM March 31, 2014
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By: Devansh Dutt
(Scroll down for video) Two Syrian terrorists were killed after they were caught by the Israeli military trying to break through a security fence, the Israeli military said in a statement.

The incident occurred on Friday night.

As the suspects approached the area around the fence, they were spotted by IDF soldiers, who then opened fire. Israeli army sources reported that the two were hit, and they died on the spot.

“The IDF will continue to defend the border area and prevent attacks,” a spokesperson for the IDF said in statement. The army also announced that it has changed its rules of engagement orders for soldiers patrolling the area.

Soldiers were given the green light to shoot anyone approaching the border fence.