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IDF says it will further bolster troops along West Bank security barrier after terror attack

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Illustrative: IDF soldiers operating in the West Bank Palestinian town of Silat al-Harithiya, on December 20, 2021. (Israel Defense Forces)
Illustrative: IDF soldiers operating in the West Bank Palestinian town of Silat al-Harithiya, on December 20, 2021. (Israel Defense Forces)

The Israel Defense Forces says it is further bolstering troops in the West Bank and seam zone area following the deadly attack in Bnei Brak this evening.

Four additional battalions are being deployed, after four were deployed on Sunday following the attack in Hadera.

The move comes after IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi held a situational assessment following the Bnei Brak attack.

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