An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) strike crew entered Gaza in a single day Wednesday into Thursday to assault anti-tank defenses in preparation for a floor invasion that has lengthy been anticipated, the IDF stated.
The IDF revealed video of the mission:
In preparation for the subsequent phases of fight, the IDF operated in northern Gaza.
IDF tanks & infantry struck quite a few terrorist cells, infrastructure and anti-tank missile launch posts.
The troopers have since exited the world and returned to Israeli territory. pic.twitter.com/oMdSDR84rU
— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) October 26, 2023
כוחות צה”ל בפיקוד חטיבת גבעתי ביצעו הלילה פשיטה ממוקדת באמצעות טנקים בשטח צפון רצועת עזה, כחלק מהכנת המרחב לשלבי הלחימה הבאים.
במסגרת הפעילות הכוחות איתרו ותקפו מחבלים רבים, השמידו תשתיות טרור, עמדות נ”ט וביצעו עבודות לארגון המרחב.
הכוחות יצאו מהמרחב בסיום המשימה pic.twitter.com/pWKfMV6Fz0
— צבא ההגנה לישראל (@idfonline) October 26, 2023
In a press release, the IDF stated:
Overnight, the IDF performed a focused raid utilizing tanks within the northern Gaza Strip, as a part of preparations for the subsequent phases of fight. The exercise was commanded by the Givati Brigade.
During the exercise, troopers situated and struck quite a few terrorists, terror infrastructure and anti-tank missile launch posts, and operated to arrange the battlefield.
The troopers exited the world on the finish of the exercise.
In addition, in keeping with the IDF (via Times of Israel) stated that it his 250 Hamas targets, together with a rocket launch website close to a college.
Roughly 100,000 troops are massed on the Gaza border to enter and take out Hamas, the Palestinian terror group that attacked Israel on October 7, murdering greater than 1,400 individuals, wounding nicely over 4,000 extra, and taking up 200 hostages.
The scale and brutality of the assault has satisfied Israelis that they’ll not tolerate the presence of Hamas in Gaza. A floor invasion will doubtless have a heavy value by way of lives, however the county is united behind the necessity to invade and battle.
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