Earlier today, terrorists attempted to infiltrate Israel from the sea near Zikim in order to carry out an attack.
The IDF neutralized them.
Late Tuesday, Israeli troops shot and killed four militants who tried to infiltrate a military base in southern Israel by sea. Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, a military spokesman, said the attackers made it ashore and attacked the base with grenades and assault rifles. An Israeli soldier was lightly wounded.
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Lerner said Israeli forces were searching the area for other attackers. Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack.
Israeli troops continued to move toward the border in anticipation of a possible ground invasion, most likely in the coming days.