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IDF Updates – February 28th

IDF: Chief of the General Staff at the northern border: “On the evening of October 7, Hezbollah decided to join in, and for that, it must pay a heavy price.”

Attached are the full remarks of the Chief of the General Staff, LTG Herzi Halevi, during a situational assessment at the northern border:

IDF: Following the sirens that sounded in northern Israel earlier today, approximately 20 launches were identified crossing from Lebanon into northern Israel, some of which were successfully intercepted by the IDF Aerial Defense Array and the rest fell according to protocol.
In addition, an anti-tank missile was identified crossing from Lebanon toward the area of Meron in northern Israel. A hit was identified in the area of the IDF Aerial Control Unit, and did not harm the site’s capabilities.

The IDF is currently striking Hezbollah terror targets in Lebanon.

IDF: Attached is a link to the IDF website, where further updates on two fallen soldiers have been published:

IDF: IDF troops in combat over the past day in the Gaza Strip: IDF troops continue to eliminate terrorists and locate weapons in Khan Yunis and Zaytun

During joint ground and aerial activity in the Gaza Strip, eight significant terror targets were struck in an area from which rockets were fired toward the city of Ashkelon last night. Terror tunnel shafts and infrastructure used by terrorist operatives were also struck.

In western Khan Yunis, ground troops conducted targeted raids on compounds, and located weapons and military equipment. In one operation, the troops killed five terrorists by firing a precise missile at a vehicle the terrorists were driving in. Furthermore, IDF fighter jets struck two military compounds and killed terrorists located inside …

IDF: Following the sirens sounded in the area of Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel earlier today (Wednesday), approximately 10 launches which crossed from Lebanon into northern Israel were identified. The IDF Aerial Defense Array successfully intercepted a number of the launches. In response, the IDF struck the sources of the fire in Lebanon.

A short while ago, IDF fighter jets struck a Hezbollah weapons storage facility and military structures in the area of Ramyeh in southern Lebanon. Additionally, overnight, the IDF struck a Hezbollah weapons manufacturing site in the area of Khirbet Selm.

Attached is a video of the strikes:

IDF: In cooperation between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt, France and the USA: a supply of food and medical equipment that was transferred to the residents of the southern Gaza Strip and the Jordanian field hospital was airdropped

As part of cooperation between Israel and the international community, Jordan, France, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and the USA – the airdrop operation (Tuesday) of 160 packages of food and medical equipment for the residents of the southern Gaza Strip and the Jordanian field hospital in Khan Yunis, has ended. The move was carried out in coordination with the International Cooperation Division of the Strategic Planning and Cooperation Directorate (J5), the Coordination and Liaison Administration to Gaza (CLA) of the COGAT Unit, the 98th Division and the IAF.

Accordingly, in the last two days, approximately 160 food packages were airdropped on about 17 different points along the southern coastline of the Gaza Strip using American, Egyptian, Emirati, French and Jordanian planes – which included food and medical equipment intended for the residents of the southern Gaza Strip.
In addition, as part of the activity, food packages, medical equipment and fuel supplies were airdropped for the benefit of the ongoing activity of the Jordanian Field Hospital in Khan Yunis, this is in addition to the humanitarian aid that entered the Strip and is coordinated with all the relevant authorities.

Attached is footage of the airdrop of humanitarian aid:

Attached are additional photos:

IDF: Following the sirens sounded in the Western Galilee area, a number of launches from Lebanon toward Israel were identified. Some of the launches fell in Lebanon, and the rest fell in open areas in Israeli territory. No injuries were reported.

Earlier today (Wednesday), fighter jets struck a launcher used to fire toward the area of Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel.

Additionally, Hezbollah military infrastructure was struck in the areas of al-Saqi, Bint Jbeil, and Yarine.

Attached is video footage on the topic:

A Message from Shalom