The Israeli Army said that more than 130 members of the terrorist group Hamas were killed in the Gaza Strip this Thursday (2). In an announcement made by a military spokesman, the information is that Israeli soldiers attacked several Hamas military compounds by land, air and sea.
According to the published text, Israeli forces used fighter planes and missile boats to attack a series of Islamic group targets in the enclave. “Israel Defense Forces troops continued to wage fierce battles against Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip, while locating weapons and destroying Hamas terrorist infrastructure and military compounds,” a military statement added.
Among the targets attacked were “several military command and control centers used by senior Hamas terrorist operatives”, “terrorist infrastructure deliberately located in civilian areas”, “military complexes”, “explosive-laden buildings and observation posts” of Hamas.
Death of Hamas terrorists comes after Israel siege in Gaza
The announcement of the death of 130 Hamas terrorists comes after the Chief of Staff of the Army, Herzi Halevi, reported today that his troops are already surrounding and attacking the interior of the city of Gaza, the main city of the Strip, at the same time as deepen the land offensive on the enclave that began last Friday (27).
“We have advanced to another important stage of the war. The forces are in the heart of northern Gaza, operating in Gaza City, surrounding it,” Halevi said during a press statement. Halevi also highlighted the death of 18 Israeli soldiers as being the “painful and difficult price” of the fighting in Gaza,
On the other hand, the Gaza Ministry of Health announced today that there have been more than 9,000 deaths in the Gaza Strip since the start of the war, almost a month ago, and the number of injured has exceeded 32,000.
The war between Israel and Hamas has reached its 27th day. The conflict began with an attack by Hamas terrorists on Israeli territory on October 7, leaving 1,400 dead, more than 5,400 injured and 242 kidnapped and taken to Gaza.