The Israel Defense Forces They assured this Thursday that the troops of the Nahal Infantry Brigade They captured a fortress Hamasknown as the place 17in western Jabaliya after 10 hours of intense fighting.
According to the Army of the Jewish State, the soldiers confronted the terrorists of Hamas and the Islamic Jihad within the fortress itself, both “on the surface and in an underground route in the area.”
Dozens of terrorists were killed during the clash, according to a military statement.
In the operation, Israeli troops located weapons and discovered several tunnels used by terrorists, including one located next to a kindergarten which led to a “extensive underground route”.
The Israel Defense Forces also found “important” Hamas battle plans at No. 17, the military said. However, he did not provide new information about possible casualties among the troops.
Meanwhile, the Israeli Air Force carried out strikes against hundreds of targets in the Gaza Strip during the last few hours.
This Wednesday, at least three members of the Hezbollah terrorist group were neutralized in a bombing by the Israeli Army near Damascus, the Syrian capital.
The attacks took place against the city Akrabawhere there is a military airport located just ten kilometers west of the Damascus international airportand against the region between Al Sayida Zainab and Akraba, where the militiamen of the armed group died and three others of unknown nationality who were injured, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The organization itself, based in London and informants in the Arab country, and the Syrian Ministry of Defense have confirmed more Israeli bombings against Sweida, in the south of the country, causing some “material losses”.
Thus, different points of Syrian territory have been attacked in the last 24 hours by the United States (against the Islamic Revolutionary Guard of Iran), Turkey (against the Kurdish forces in the north of the country), Russia (against positions of terrorist groups related to Al Qaeda or Islamic State) and Israel.
The Israel Defense Forces also killed a senior Hamas official in recent days in the Gaza Strip, identified as Mohsen Abu Zinadescribed by the military as “one of the main weapons developers of the Islamist group.”
According to the military statement, Abu Zina He was a specialist in the creation of strategic weaponry and rockets and the operation that resulted in his death was carried out using an aerial missile, after detailed intelligence work on his whereabouts.
Israeli military authorities also reported the death of an additional soldier in their forces, bringing the total to Israeli military casualties to 31 since the start of its war with the Hamas terrorists.
The fallen sergeant, belonging to the Artillery Corpswas identified as Yaacov Ozeri. During the same series of nighttime clashes, two more soldiers were seriously injured, although no additional details on their condition were provided.
On Tuesday, Israeli forces carried out an operation against a group of militiamen accused of preparing the anti-tank rocket launch and They claimed to have neutralized “several terrorists” in said offensive.
(With information from Europa Press)