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IDF Updates – June 17th

IDF Statements made with regards to UNRWA since the 7th of October 2023

– December 9th, 10:41 – IDF troops located grenades and AK-47 rifles in a school; IDF operational activity in the Gaza Strip continues –
– December 9th, 13:31 – A teddy bear stuffed with sniper rifles and ammunition, along with various weaponry, was found in schools in Gaza –
– December 11th, 08:59 – IDF soldiers are continuing to operate in the Gaza Strip: Terrorists armed with shoulder-fired missiles struck by the IDF –
– December 11th, 18:36 – RPG training at a mosque in the Jabalya area –
– December 25th, 16:13 – From inside a school: a terrorist fires at soldiers of the Nahal Brigade –
– January 2nd, 08:28 – Joint operations between IDF naval, aerial, and ground forces to neutralize terrorists and explosives along the coast of the Gaza Strip –
– January 6th, 10:02 – The IDF located Nukhba military vests hidden by Hamas in UNRWA bags in a medical clinic; a weapon storage facility containing dozens of Kalashnikov rifles was also located and destroyed –
– January 7th, 14:14 – Under the direction of the IDF Intelligence Directorate, the Nahal Brigade located terrorist infrastructure and precision missile production components in Daraj Tuffah –
– January 8th, 16:03 – Gazan civilians to officers of Unit 504: Hamas murdered a Gazan civilian who tried to get help from UNRWA, Hamas terrorists steal food from U.S. organizations and seize civilian homes –
– January 31st, 12:13 – During the 7th Brigade’s operations in Khan Yunis, the forces located explosive devices inside UNRWA bags –
– February 10th, 20:07 – A significant underground Hamas intelligence asset and weapons inside offices—These findings were found within UNRWA facilities –
– February 15th, 15:13 – A fortnight of fighting: 162nd Division forces completed a targeted raid in the northern Gaza Strip –
– February 24th, 13:04 – Weapons inside UNRWA bags and operations on terrorist infrastructure: operations of the 7th Brigade Combat Team in western Khan Yunis –
– March 4th, 21:32 – Attached is a statement in English by IDF Spokesperson Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari regarding incriminating recordings that reveal that UNRWA teachers took part in the October 7 Massacre –
– March 24th, 12:00 – The dismantling of combat infrastructure adjacent to the fence and underground infrastructure –
– May 5th, 21:43 – The IDF and ISA struck a Hamas command and control center located in an UNRWA complex in central Gaza which served as a staging ground for multiple attacks against IDF troops and humanitarian efforts –
– May 14th, 17:36 – A Hamas war room embedded inside an UNRWA school used by Hamas commanders was targeted in a precise strike by the IDF and ISA –
– May 14th, 21:10 – Terrorists next to UN vehicles and gunfire in an UNRWA compound in eastern Rafah –
– May 14th, 23:48 – Today, we revealed unusual footage of armed terrorists next to UN vehicles, which we located a few days ago, and shooting inside an UNRWA compound in eastern Rafah –
– May 20th, 12:35 – IDF troops are continuing operations against terrorist operatives and infrastructure across the Gaza Strip –
– May 22nd, 12:14 – Hamas Military Compound Located Inside an UNRWA School used by Terrorist Operatives Targeted in a Precise Aerial Strike in the Area of Nuseirat –
– May 30th, 16:19 – An Anti-Tank Missile Fired from an UNRWA School and a Booby-Trapped Tunnel Shaft Located Inside a Clinic in Rafah –
– June 4th, 13:34 – IDF troops continue operations against terror infrastructure and operatives in the Gaza Strip –
– June 6th, 03:58 – A Hamas compound embedded inside an UNRWA school in the area of Nuseirat; Terrorists who took part in the murderous attack on communities in southern Israel on October 7th were eliminated –
– June 6th, 22:31 – Overnight, the IDF conducted a precise, intelligence-based strike targeting dozens of Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists hiding inside a UN school in Gaza. Some of these terrorists participated in the Hamas Massacre of October 7th –
– June 7th, 17:13 – Hamas Terrorists Eliminated While Planning Attacks From Inside UNRWA School Grounds –
– June 7th, 19:49 – Investigation reveals identity of eight additional terrorists operating from Hamas and Islamic Jihad base within a UNRWA school in Nusierat –

IDF: Commanding Officer of the Southern Command to the Commanders Operating in Rafah: You are Degrading the Rafah Brigade; our Directive is to Continue Forward

Today, the Commanding Officer of the Southern Command, MG Yaron Finkelman, held a situational assessment in Rafah with the Commanding Officer of the 162nd Division, BG Itzik Cohen, the Commanding Officer of the 401st Brigade, COL Benny Aharon and other commanders. MG Finkelman spoke with the commanders about the operational achievements in the Rafah area and the development of the operations.

From the remarks of the Commanding Officer of the Southern Command, MG Yaron Finkelman: “We are here in Tel al-Sultan, Rafah. After a painful event that happened yesterday, we lost soldiers and lost commanders …

IDF: Earlier this evening, IAF fighter jets struck several Hezbollah terror targets in four locations in southern Lebanon, including terrorist infrastructure in the area of Chaqra and Taybeh, as well as military structures in the areas of Mehabib and Kfarkela.

Attached is a video of the strikes:

IDF: “Hezbollah’s increasing aggression is bringing us to the brink of what could be a wider escalation – one that could have devastating consequences for Lebanon and the entire region… Israel has a duty to defend the people of Israel. We will fulfill that duty — at all costs.”

Attached is an English video announcement of the IDF Spokesperson, Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari:

Attached is the full transcript of the video announcement:

IDF: Following the sirens that sounded a short while ago in the area of Nirim, a community near the Gaza Strip, it was determined to be a false identification.

IDF: Following the sirens that sounded a short while ago in the area of Netiv HaAssara, a community near the Gaza Strip, it was determined to be a false identification.

IDF: Earlier this morning (Monday), a suspicious aerial target that crossed from Lebanon into the maritime space near Acre in northern Israel was successfully intercepted by the IDF Aerial Defense Array. No sirens were sounded in accordance with protocol.

IDF: IDF operational activity continues in the central and southern Gaza Strip

IDF troops are continuing intelligence-based, targeted operations in the area of Rafah. IDF troops located numerous weapons and struck a number of structures rigged with explosives that posed a threat to the forces.

Simultaneously in the Tel Sultan area, several terrorists posing a threat to the forces were eliminated in close-quarters combat and by drones.

Furthermore, a weapons storage facility from which anti-tank missiles were fired toward IDF troops was destroyed. No IDF injuries were reported and the forces located grenades, explosive devices, military equipment, and additional explosive materials.

IDF troops are continuing to operate in the central Gaza Strip. Over the past day, the troops eliminated armed terrorists in close-quarters combat.
In addition, a number of military structures posing a threat to the troops and used by Hamas for terror purposes were destroyed.

Attached are photos of IDF operational activity in the Gaza Strip:

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