‘at peak of battle’ with Gaza militants – Netanyahu

24 ‘at peak of battle’ with Gaza militants – Netanyahu

Israel’s bombing marketing campaign towards Palestinian militants in Gaza is just not over, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated on Wednesday, denying experiences about an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire. 

“The marketing campaign is just not but over … We’ll get by means of this collectively and we’ll win collectively,” Netanyahu stated, including that Israel was “on the peak of the battle” towards Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), a Gaza-based militant group. 

Netanyahu’s assertion got here after Egyptian media reported that Cairo had managed to dealer a ceasefire on Wednesday. 

In keeping with the IDF, practically 470 rockets had been fired from Gaza at Israeli cities as of Wednesday night. It added that 153 rockets had been intercepted by Israeli air defenses, whereas 107 fell in Gaza with out reaching Israeli territory. The IDF stated that its forces hit greater than 130 targets in Gaza.

On Tuesday, Israel started placing what it stated had been websites linked to the militants, together with weapons manufacturing vegetation and compounds. The purpose of the raids dubbed ‘Operation Protect and Arrow’ was to take out three senior PIJ commanders accountable for previous rocket assaults on Israel, the IDF stated.

No less than 13 folks, together with six girls and 4 youngsters had been killed in Tuesday’s strikes, in line with Palestinian Well being Ministry.

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