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IDF Updates – June 22nd

IDF: Throughout the day, IAF fighter jets and additional aircraft struck Hezbollah terror targets in four different areas in southern Lebanon, including a Hezbollah military structure in the area of Khiam, a Hezbollah military post in the area of Meiss El Jabal, and Hezbollah terrorist infrastructure in the areas of Taybeh and Tallouseh in southern Lebanon.

IDF: IDF troops are currently operating in the area of Qalqilya after an Israeli civilian was pronounced dead, shortly after being found shot in the area.
IDF and Israel Police forces are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

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

IDF troops continue to operate in the central Gaza Strip, striking and eliminating several armed terrorists and dismantling terrorist infrastructure in the area. During one of the strikes, the troops identified a number of armed terrorists in the area, and an IAF aircraft then struck and eliminated the terrorists. In another operation, a rocket launch site in the area of the corridor used to launch rockets at IDF troops yesterday was struck by an IDF aircraft.

In addition, IDF troops are continuing intelligence-based, targeted operations in the Rafah area. Over the past day, the troops dismantled terrorist infrastructure in the area and eliminated several armed terrorists in close-quarters encounters.
The troops eliminated a number of terrorists with sniper fire and directed an aircraft that struck and eliminated additional terrorists.

IAF fighter jets and additional aircraft struck numerous terror targets in the Gaza Strip, including armed terrorists, weapons storage facilities, and additional terrorist infrastructure. During one of the strikes, IAF aircraft eliminated a terrorist cell that launched an anti-aircraft missile toward an IDF fighter jet that was operating over the Gaza Strip. No damage was done to the aircraft during the incident. Moreover, the weapons storage facility used by the terrorists to carry out the launch was eliminated in an aerial strike.

In another strike, an IAF aircraft eliminated two Hamas terrorists that were operating in the northern Gaza Strip.

Attached is a video of IDF strikes in the Gaza Strip:

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

IDF: A short while ago, IDF fighter jets struck two Hamas military infrastructure sites in the area of Gaza City.

Details to follow.

IDF: An IAF aircraft conducted a precise strike in the Beqaa area in Lebanon in order to eliminate the terrorist Ayman Ratma, a central terror operative responsible for weapons supplies for the Hamas and Jamaa Islamiya terrorist organizations in Lebanon, as well as the development of terrorist infrastructure in the area.

Ayman Ratma was eliminated due to his involvement in the promotion and execution of terrorist activities against Israel in the immediate future, as well as his involvement in advancing terrorist activity against Israeli civilians.

Attached is a video of the elimination of Ayman Ratma:

IDF: On June 21, a report was received regarding gunfire heard near teams of World Food Program (WFP) workers along the Humanitarian Route from the Kerem Shalom Crossing into the Gaza Strip. Following an examination on the matter, the IDF operated to neutralize two gunmen who posed a threat to nearby IDF troops in the area. The gunmen were not in close proximity to the UN team during the strike. We emphasize that the UN workers were not the target of the operation and they were not harmed during the strike.

With regard to the claims of a shooting incident in the Al Mawasi area yesterday (Friday), the IDF is examining the incident. Following an initial inquiry, there was no direct attack carried out by the IDF against a Red Cross facility. The incident will …

IDF: Earlier today (Saturday), the IDF identified a terrorist in an observation post belonging to the Hezbollah terrorist organization in the area of Ayta ash Shab. Shortly after the identification, a precision strike was carried out on the post where the terrorist was operating.
In the area of Yaroun in southern Lebanon, the IDF identified a terrorist entering a Hezbollah military structure. An IAF fighter jet swiftly struck the structure in which the terrorist was operating.

In addition, IAF fighter jets struck a Hezbollah military structure in the area of Ramyeh in southern Lebanon.

Throughout the day, IDF troops fired to remove threats in the areas of Ayta ash Shab, Jibbain, and Tallouseh.

Attached is a video of the strikes:

IDF: Attached is an IDF announcement regarding the name of one fallen soldier whose family has been notified:

Additionally, attached is a link to the IDF website, where updates on fallen soldiers are published:

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