Attack by Sinai-based Islamic terror group rocks Eilat

( Two powerful explosions echoed through the Red Sea resort town of Eilat on Thursday night, shortly before 10 p.m. A Color Red alert did not sound beforehand. The Sinai-based Sunni terrorist group Jamaat Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis took responsibility for the attack.

“Jews, enemies of Allah, are those who are responsible for what is happening in Egypt and their long arm is to blame for the current situation,” the group said in a statement, Israel Hayom reported. “We bombed them to scare them and let them know that Allah is with us.”

Posted on July 5, 2013 .