IDF Strikes Many Terror Targets Throughout Gaza Strip
I. The overall situation:
Israel was attacked by 480 missiles from Hamas and Islamic organizations
This is the largest missile campaign launched by Hamas and Islamic Jihad against Israel in recent years, and Israel was suddenly attacked by them, this time Hamas and Islamic Jihad missile attacks against Israel are not only intensive, but also consecutive attacks for several days, this time their attack against Israel is a very bad event!
Above is a graph of the frequency of attacks on Israel by Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror groups
22:57 - In recent hours, the IDF has attacked numerous terrorist targets throughout the Gaza Strip, including high-rise buildings used for military research and development and the Hamas military intelligence bureau.
19:33 - Since this hour of the operation, approximately 480 missile launches by Hamas and Islamic Jihad from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory have been identified, as well as approximately 150 failed launches in the Gaza Strip. Israeli air defense fighters intercepted about 200 launches.
18:36 - The IDF carried out an unconventional attack in the northern Gaza Strip, in which about 80 fighter jets, including eight powerful F-35s, took part, and all the launching sites in Hamas Camp in the northern Gaza Strip were attacked. IDF spokesman Brig. Gen. Hedi Zilberman said, "These are about 150 targets and weapons in the rocket launch system, destroying 50-70 launch pits that had been buried in the ground in recent years."
An IDF spokesman said, "This means the complete elimination of three battalions in the northern Gaza Strip that do not have any rocket launching capability and will severely damage the ability of the entire fire system of Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip!
II. Analysis of the results.
The IDF killed more than 20 senior military commanders of Islamic Jihad and Hamas
(1) As part of the attack, Iyad Fathi Paik Sharir, a senior Hamas operative who had previously conducted numerous anti-tank attacks against Israel, was killed as the commander of the anti-tank system in Gaza City. He had previously directed anti-tank attacks in Gaza.
(2), also in a destroyed attack tunnel, many Hamas agents were trapped. More than 20 GAP and Hamas agents have been killed.
Some 3,000 reservists have been recruited to PDAM and PKAR headquarters, while the Golani and 7th IDF brigades are also consolidating their forces in the area.
"We are stepping up our attacks, both in terms of quantity, quality and targeting. The Gaza Strip has not experienced an attack of this magnitude and intensity in years. This will not happen in the next 24 hours. The fighting will intensify." An IDF spokesman added.
Brigadier General Gilberman concluded, "We are continuing our defensive efforts and we have recruited another full Iron Dome battery in the reserve camp and will deploy it in the next few hours."
15:50 - The IDF attacked a number of terror targets in the Gaza Strip terror groups, setting off another wave of attacks.
These include: the Hamas terror group's military commander's office, an observation room in an operating room, a tank simulator in a weapons storage site, and the office of another senior Hamas official was also bombed
15:05 - In a joint IDF and GSS operation, an attack was conducted on a location where senior members of the GAP rocket formation were holed up. During the attack, Sahah 'Abd al-Mamluk, the head of the special rocket unit of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist organization, was thwarted.
The attack thwarted other senior militants in the GAP rocket squad who ordered the group to carry out multiple rocket attacks and launched multiple attacks in the current escalation.
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May 12, 2021