The Israeli army said Monday that its forces had killed “dozens” of fighters during nighttime fighting in the Gaza Strip, bombed in response to the bloody attack carried out on October 7 by the Palestinian Islamist movement in Israel.
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Hamas also reported “intense fighting” in the northern Gaza Strip for the third night, after Israel increased and expanded its ground operations with men and tanks.
The Israeli army said that “troops” had killed “dozens of terrorists who had barricaded themselves in buildings and tunnels and attempted to attack them.”
A plane guided by troops on the ground targeted a building “with more than 20 Hamas terrorists inside,” she added.
A plane was also guided to target an anti-tank missile launch site in the Al-Azhar University area.
Al-Azhar is located in the heart of Gaza City and has been the focus of Israel’s attacks since October 7.
The army also claimed to have struck, in recent days, “more than 600 terrorist targets”, including arms depots.