“DDuring joint ground and air activity in the Gaza Strip, eight important terrorist targets were attacked on Tuesday night in an area from which rockets were fired towards the city of Ashkelon,” the Israeli army announced today in a statement, stressing that they were attacks were carried out against tunnel entrances and infrastructure used by alleged Palestinian fighters.

The Israeli army announced on Tuesday night the deaths of two more soldiers in Gaza, bringing to 242 the total number of losses in its ranks since the start of Israel’s ground invasion on October 27.

In the Zaytun neighborhood, in the south of Gaza city, the Israeli army claimed to have killed several fighters, in addition to having located weapons and eliminated “a terrorist cell” thanks to the intervention of a military helicopter.

The Palestinian news agency Wafa reported “artillery shelling and armed clashes”, while the Palestinian Red Crescent emergency services confirmed having transported at least 34 injured people as a result of “an Israeli bombing of two houses” in the city of Deir al- Balah, in the center of the Palestinian enclave.

In western Khan Yunis, ground troops killed five militiamen after firing a missile at a vehicle, according to the military statement. Bombing by fighter planes and snipers killed an unknown number of fighters in military compounds.

The Wafa news agency reported the bombing of “residential houses” in the west of Khan Younis, along with “Israeli bombings and artillery attacks”, especially in its western region, and more bombings in the central area against a residential square in the neighborhood of Al -Amal.

According to data released on Tuesday by the Gaza Ministry of Health, around 29,900 people have already died in 145 days of war in Gaza, the majority of these women and children, while Israel claims to have killed around 12,000 Hamas men, a number that the Palestinian Islamist group itself estimates 6,000 deaths.

The Hamas attack in Israel, which took place on October 7, left 1,200 dead and more than 240 injured, according to Israeli authorities.

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Source: https://www.noticiasaominuto.com/mundo/2510717/forcas-israelitas-mantem-ataques-no-norte-e-no-sul-da-faixa-de-gaza

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