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IDF Updates – November 21st

IDF: IDF precise operations against terror targets in the Gaza Strip continue; Anti-tank missile found under a baby’s crib

As part of the IDF’s activities in the Gaza Strip over the last day, IDF aircraft struck approximately 250 Hamas terror targets. Among the targets struck were dozens of terrorists, rocket launchers, and terrorist infrastructure.

Overnight, IDF troops directed a fighter jet to strike a rocket launch post from which rockets were fired toward central Israel yesterday (Monday). The post was located near a residential area of the civilian population.

In addition, IDF ground troops located a significant weapons stockpile in the residence of a senior Nukhba terrorist in the Gaza Strip.

Furthermore, IDF ground troops located an anti-tank missile hidden under a baby’s crib.

Attached is video footage of the IDF’s activity in the Gaza Strip:

Attached is video footage of the strikes in the Gaza Strip:

Attached is video footage of the precise strike on the launching post embedded in a civilian area:

Attached are photos of the weapons found during the combat:

IDF: Following the recent alert in northern Israel, there is no suspicion of an aerial infiltration.

Furthermore, a short while ago, three anti-tank missile launches from Lebanese territory toward the area of Metula in northern Israel were identified. No injuries were reported. In response, IDF soldiers are striking toward the source of the fire in Lebanon.

IDF: The 162nd Division is operating against terrorist infrastructure and operatives in the Jabalia area in the northern Gaza Strip

As part of ongoing IDF ground operations in the Gaza Strip, the 162nd Division, in collaboration with the IAF, operated in preparing the battlefield in the area of Jabalia. The attacks on terror targets included support from fighter jets and UAVs. During the battle, the division struck three tunnel shafts in the area of Jabalia, in which terrorists were hiding.

The 401st Brigade engaged terrorists in the northern Gaza Strip, during which they killed terrorists and directed aircraft to attack from the air. In addition, the forces located and destroyed rocket launchers.

The troops from the Nahal Brigade killed dozens of terrorists over the past few days with support of tanks and UAVs.

Additionally, combat squads of the 551st Brigade, in collaboration with special forces, operated north of Jabalia in order to eliminate the terror targets in the area and clear a path for divisional forces and neutralized terrorist targets in the area. During the operation, troops killed dozens of terrorists with air support, captured enemy weapons in various locations, including private houses and children’s bedrooms, and located and destroyed tunnel shafts.

Attached is a video of the Nahal Brigade operation in the Jabalia area:

Attached is a video of the 401st Brigade operation in the Jabalia area:

Attached is footage of the troops’ operation:

IDF: The IDF launched an interactive website that reveals how Hamas operates in hospitals in the Gaza Strip

As part of the effort to reveal Hamas’ use of hospitals in the Gaza Strip, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit has launched a dedicated website that contains all the evidence that has been discovered at hospitals so far. The website contains both newly discovered and existing information. It will continue to be updated as additional materials become available.

Attached is a link to the IDF website, which depicts how Hamas operates from within hospitals in the Gaza Strip:

In addition, attached is a code for embedding the interactive feature of the website, which illustrates Hamas’ use of hospital infrastructure in the northern Gaza Strip:

The feature is a 3D illustration of some of the hospitals in the Gaza Strip. Clicking the “+” button, will reveal information distributed by the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit regarding the relevant hospital.

IDF: In the past hours, a number of launches were identified from Lebanon toward Israeli territory.
IDF soldiers are striking the sources of the fire with artillery, mortars and tanks.

IDF: The Chief of the General Staff with reserve soldiers in the Gaza Strip: “The ground operations create better conditions for the return of the hostages, and we will continue with this pressure”

Attached is footage on the subject:

Attached are pictures on the subject:

Attached are the full remarks of the Chief of the General Staff: “You are doing an outstanding job. Seriously, it is really impressive. You entered here with force. You dealt a swift blow to Hamas’ Beit Hanoun battalion. The way ahead is still long. We must be determined to take this route and deliver maximum achievements, to dismantle Hamas militarily and governmentally, to establish improved security in the communities in the southern region, and to bring back the hostages. All these things work together. You should know that your work in the ground maneuver also creates better conditions for bringing back the hostages. It hurts Hamas, it creates pressure, and we will continue this pressure. Tell your families that we appreciate you very much. We know that it is not easy. We very much appreciate that you are here helping us advance as much possible. And we know that behind each one of your there is a family, there is a job. The whole country highly appreciates this. On behalf of the IDF, I convey my deepest appreciation and with your spirit, we are determined to decisively advance.”

IDF: Following the alerts concerning hostile aircraft infiltration in northern Israel, interceptors were launched toward a number of suspicious aerial targets that crossed from Lebanon toward the Western Galilee. The incident has concluded.

Earlier today, the IDF struck an anti-tank missile launcher along the border with Lebanon.

The IDF is currently striking Hezbollah terrorist targets in Lebanon.

Attached is a video of the strike on the launcher:

IDF: Pictures of the breach of the blast door from the terror tunnel underneath the Shifa Hospital.

Attached is a photo of the blast door after being breached:

Attached is a photo of the continuation of the tunnel route and entry doors to rooms in the tunnel:

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