IDF troops appear to have concluded their anti-terror operation in Jenin that resulted in the discovery of multiple weapons factories, operations centers, as well as explosive devices ready to be deployed in a mosque.
One Israeli soldier was killed in the operation. Sgt. First Class David Yehuda Yitzhak, a member of elite Egoz commando unit, was killed Tuesday evening, when troops were withdrawing. The Palestinian Authority reports 12 terrorist were killed in the fighting.
The operation enjoyed wide support from political and military officials. They believe they achieved their goal of destroying terrorist infrastructure and reestablishing deterrence.
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