The head of the IDF, Herzi Halevi, warned the Israeli troops this Saturday that Hamas was waiting “with many things” for the offensive on the ground, but that they were able to face them with determination.
Halevi met with the commanders of the Golani Brigade.
“We’re going into the Gaza Strip in an operational and professional mission to eliminate the members and infrastructure of Hamas and we can also remember in our minds the pictures and scenes of Shabbat from 2 weeks ago.
“Gaza It is complex and dense, and the enemy is preparing many things there, but we are also preparing against him.
“Be brave, be determined, and give your soldiers confidence. With this spirit, victory is achieved.
“Your professionalism will determine the outcome. I believe in you and I am very proud of you. This is pride, it is strength and with this strength, they will win,” he concluded.
Israel said that its offensive against Hamas aims to destroy the infrastructure of the terrorist group and promised to eliminate the entire organization that manages the Stripes.
Israel says it targets all areas where it operates Hamas while seeking to minimize civilian casualties.
Before the impending ground invasion, the Israeli military told civilians living in north Gaza they would move to the southern part of the enclave.
The Ministry of Health in Gaza ruled by Hamas claims that more than 4,100 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have been killed in Israeli attacks on Hamas since the start of the war.
The numbers released by the terrorist group cannot be independently verified and are believed to include terrorists as well as victims of an explosion at a hospital in the city of Gaza on October 17.
Hamas blast blamed Israel which presented evidence indicating that it was due to the failure to launch a rocket from Palestinian Islamic Jihad. States participated also mention their data support the Israeli version.
Hamas and its allies launched a surprise attack against Israel at dawn on October 7 that left at least 1,400 dead, most of them civilians.
In a coordinated and systematic manner, Hamas destroyed communication systems, force, and remote points of attack on Israel in the security fence with Gaza.
at the back, Hamas This created several openings in the security fence, through which hundreds of terrorists entered at least 20 Israeli cities and military bases.
According to documents obtained from the hands of eliminated terrorists, Hamas planned his attack plan in a schematic and complex way at least from 2022.
Their plans of attack revealed that Hamas ordered its armed forces to kill civilians, something the terrorist group vehemently denies and blames Gazan civilians for being involved.
Also, according to the material seen in TODAY, Hamas has accurate intelligence even from inside Israeli military bases, so it has advantages that allow it to operate more effectively.
In addition to the murders, Hamas kidnapped at least 203 people who were taken to the Gaza Strip, where they remain hostages. This Friday Hamas released 2 of the hostages.
The terrorist group claimed that some of them were killed due to airstrikes in Israel against them, growing stronger.
Israeli authorities have recovered some of the bodies of the missing persons that were left behind by Hamas near the border between Gaza and Israel.
Israel called out the atrocities of Hamas as the worst against him town of the Jews since the Holocaust and compared them to ISIS.
As the goal of this war, Israel promised to root out Hamas and achieve the release of all hostages.