Israeli troops carried out fierce battles around Khan Younis on Wednesday, days after the IDF attacked the largest city in southern Gaza, killing twelve Hamas terrorists, it was reported. The Times of Israel.
In a statement on Wednesday, the FDI and their 98th Division continued the large-scale offensive against Hamas in place of Khan Younis, which he says is “increasing pressure” on Hamas while eliminating “numerous terrorist cells” using sniper fire, tank fire, and airstrikes.
The Gaza Ministry of Health ruled by Hadassah on Wednesday that 210 people died in the Stripes in the last 24 hours, while FDI said that they continued to fight and kill the armed men, Hamas, and “terrorist cells.”
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Palestinian officials accused Israel of encircling two hospitals in the city, preventing patients from entering the facilities.
Las FDI did not immediately respond to the claim but repeatedly accused Hamas of using hospitals as command centers and taking hostages there.
The army said its troops Commando Brigade conducted raids on sites Hamas in the camp of Khan Younis, where they encountered several agents, including squads preparing to fire anti-tank missiles.
Also among the operations of Khan Younislas FDI, they said that the Givati Brigade led airstrikes against two cells of gunmen from Hamas; THE 7th Armored Brigade made raids in several places in the Hamas, where troops killed several officers and confiscated weapons used by the terrorist group; and the brigade of Paratroopers killed “several terrorists” in a series of attacks.
A day earlier, the army announced the deaths of 24 soldiers in FDI on Stripes; three of them died in Khan Younis and 21 in the collapse of a building in the center of Gaza after an attack.
Las FDI They published pictures of the operations of the Givati Brigade on Khan Younis the previous day, where they said many policemen had killed the troops in Hamas and attacked terrorist group sites.
The army said the soldiers were from Givati They killed many armed men and Hamas during area battles, as well as tank bombardment and air attacks.
The troops of Givati also attacked several outposts of Hamas in place of Khan Younissearch for caches of weapons used by agents of the terrorist group, said the FDI.
the Air Force Performs a wide wave of airstrikes against targets Hamas in the area in front of the soldiers of Givati They will enter, according to FDI, while “precision attacks prepare field conditions for ground forces.”
The residents of the area reported heavy shooting in the west of the city, while the terrorist group Palestinian Islamic Jihad He said that he fought the forces of Israel in the west, south, and east of Khan Younis.
Meanwhile, in the center of Gaza, FDI said that the reserves of their brigade, Jephthah, found a gunman, Hamas, who observed the troops from a building.
The soldiers bombed the building and killed the agent. To the north of Gaza’s FDI, they said the 215th Artillery Regiment led several airstrikes, killing “several terrorists.”