IDF: IDF operations continue in the Gaza Strip
IDF ground troops are continuing to operate in the Gaza Strip in parallel to IAF strikes on approximately 200 Hamas terror targets.
IDF troops struck terror infrastructure located inside a school in Beit Hanoun, from which an attack on the troops was carried out. In the compound were two tunnel shafts, including a booby-trapped one, explosives, and additional weapons.
In addition, an IDF aircraft struck vehicles containing missiles, mortar shells, and weapons, thwarting an imminent attack against IDF soldiers. An additional IDF aircraft struck military infrastructure designated for ambushing the troops with anti-tank missiles.
IDF troops directed an aircraft to strike a cell of terrorists. Following this, a weapons storage facility from which the terrorists exited was struck as well.
Furthermore, overnight the Israeli Navy struck a number of Hamas terror targets, assisting with the reinforcement of ground troops. The Hamas terror targets included observation posts belonging to the Hamas naval forces and terrorist infrastructure at the Gaza harbor. The forces also struck with precise munitions Hamas military compounds.
Attached is a video of the strikes in the Gaza Strip: https://bit.ly/3T8F2RS
Attached is a video of the strike on the vehicles containing weapons: https://bit.ly/46KwIuu
Attached is a video of the IDF activity in the Gaza Strip: https://bit.ly/47FKZtX
Attached is a video of the Israeli Navy strikes: https://bit.ly/3RBtdm9
Attached are related photos: https://IDFANC.activetrail.biz/ANC4122023023874
IDF: Overnight, a number of mortar shell launches from Lebanon toward IDF posts in the area of Shtula were identified.
As a result, three IDF soldiers were lightly injured and evacuated to receive medical treatment. Their families have been notified.
In addition, a short while ago, a number of mortar shell launches from Lebanon toward an IDF post in the area of Yiftah were identified.
In response, IDF artillery struck the sources of the fire.
IDF: Please find attached an English statement by the IDF Spokesperson, Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari, on the IDF’s operations against Hamas in Gaza and efforts to mitigate civilian harm: https://bit.ly/47YKbQp
IDF: A short while ago, a number of launches from Lebanon toward the area of Har Dov in northern Israel were identified. The launches fell in open areas. A launch toward the area of Misgav Am in northern Israel was also identified.
In response, the IDF struck the sources of the launches.
In addition, yesterday (Sunday), an IAF fighter jet successfully intercepted a hostile aircraft that was en route to Israeli territory from Lebanon.
IDF: A short while ago, IAF fighter jets and UAVS struck a command and control center, terrorist infrastructure, and military sites belonging to the Hezbollah terrorist organization in Lebanon.
In addition, a number of launches toward the areas of Matat and Shtula in northern Israel were identified. The launches fell in open areas. In response, the IDF is striking the sources of the launches in Lebanese territory.
Attached is video footage on the subject: https://bit.ly/3GsyPIP
IDF: For the first time since its establishment in 2005 – the Kfir Brigade is operating in the Gaza Strip: Kfir forces located over 30 tunnel shafts and destroyed them
The Brigade soldiers are fighting in close-quarters with Hamas terrorists and are locating Hamas underground tunnels and destroying them.
The Kfir Brigade is cooperating with engineering, armor and artillery forces, which are operating in the northern Gaza Strip to defeat Hamas forces and to carry out additional tasks aimed at enabling the IDF to continue its operation in the Gaza Strip.
As part of the brigade’s activity in the Gaza Strip, soldiers uncovered more than 30 tunnel shafts. In addition, the soldiers directed dozens of airstrikes and about 100 artillery strikes and destroyed many Hamas targets. In addition, engineering forces from the brigade destroyed several strategic Hamas tunnels with weapons found inside them.
The words of Kfir Brigade Commander, Colonel (COL). Yaniv Barot: “The Kfir Brigade has been training for this moment. I am proud to lead the Brigade in its first-ever operation. I am confident that we will accomplish every task as to date in the war. The Brigade has located and destroyed more than 30 shafts until now in cooperation with other units. The cooperation with the Air Force is close and is very significant for operational success. In every day of battle, we learn, improve and refine our capabilities every day and we will continue to do so.”
Attached is footage from the Kfir Brigade activity in the Gaza Strip: https://bit.ly/47SHm3G
Attached is footage of a tunnel shaft located by the Kfir Brigade soldiers: https://bit.ly/3R61it0
Attached are photos on the subject: https://IDFANC.activetrail.biz/ANC041220230453547
IDF: In response to mortar shell launches toward an IDF post in the area of Arab al-Aramshe, IDF soldiers struck a Hezbollah weapons storage facility in Lebanese territory a short while ago.
In addition, a number of launches toward Tel Hai, Kiryat Shemona, and an IDF post in the area of Shtula were identified. In response, the IDF struck the sources of the fire in Lebanon.
Furthemore, IDF artillery fired toward a number of locations inside Lebanese territory.
Attached is video footage of the strike on the weapons storage facility: https://bit.ly/480IHVV
IDF: Soldiers of the 601st Battalion in close-quarter combat with Hamas terrorists
Intense battles between the IDF and Hamas terrorist operatives are continuing in the Gaza Strip. During operational activity of the 401st Brigade in the northern Gaza Strip, soldiers entered a building where they encountered Hamas terrorists who opened fire at them. During the battle inside the building, Sergeant First Class (Res.) Ben Zussman was killed, as well as Sergeant Binyamin Yehoshua Needham. Two additional IDF soldiers were wounded. The soldiers engaged in close-quarters combat, fired at the terrorists, and eliminated them.
Attached is footage of activity of the 601st Battalion against Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip: https://bit.ly/3QZIb3u
Attached is footage of activity of the 601st Battalion in the Gaza Strip: https://bit.ly/3R6Bbly
IDF: Today (Monday), the Chief of General Staff held a situational assessment with the forces of the 162nd Division in the Gaza Strip as ground operations continue.
Attached is footage on the subject: https://bit.ly/46I8voD
Attached are photos on the subject: https://IDFANC.activetrail.biz/anc0412202368451685412
IDF: Please find attached the translated evening briefing by the IDF Spokesperson, Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari: https://bitly.ws/34rWX