“I see the terrorist trying to enter, what separates us is a wall”
Three weeks before the war, when Sergeant Oral arrived at Nahal Oz, he did not imagine for a moment that on 7.10 he would be part of the first line of defense between the terrorists and the outpost.
In a chain of encounters, his squad, together with Golani fighters, killed dozens of terrorists. Now he recreates for us the dramatic hours in the base that became a dangerous battlefield, and tells about the long gunfights, the feelings in the critical moments and the spirit of the fighters that Saturday
Hello, I’m Ural, from Be’er Sheva, serving in a paratrooper patrol. My story from the war begins in Nahal Oz.
Tell me when you got there
In the three weeks before the war, we were, along with other units, reinforcing the PSADs (disorders), right on the fence. I arrive on Hol HaMoed, a week before 7.10, with my young squad that finished the course a few days before. It was a normal week.
6.10, I’m in the room, I’m told there’s talk about the PSAD that should take place at noon. We’re getting organized, the equipment is ready. Area 14:00 We head out towards the fence, a good atmosphere inside the vehicle, nothing develops, so we return to the base in the area at half past eight in the evening.