The Israeli Airstrike On Gaza In Photos And Tweets
GAZA, PALESTINE- In response to rocket strikes targeting its south region, Israel on Wednesday launched its most intense barrage on Gaza in the last four years, killing 10, including a Hamas military commander and two children.
The Israel Defense Forces tweeted updates from the operation.
Hamas’ military wing tweeted back.
Warning: Some graphic images.
IDF@IDFSpokespersonFollow: The IDF has begun a widespread campaign on terror sites & operatives in the Gaza Strip, chief among them Hamas & Islamic Jihad targets.
IDF@IDFSpokespersonFollow: The first target, hit minutes ago, was Ahmed Al-Jabari, head of the Hamas military wing
Alqassam Brigades@AlqassamBrigadeFollow: Al Qassam mourns the death of its top leader Ahmed Jabari who has been assassinated by Israeli drones in Gaza Hamas
IDF@IDFSpokespersonFollow: There are 2 main goals of this IDF operation: to protect Israeli civilians and to cripple the terrorist infrastructure in the GazaStrip.
IDF@IDFSpokespersonFollow: All options are on the table. If necessary, the IDF is ready to initiate a ground operation in Gaza.
IDF@IDFSpokespersonFollow: We recommend that no Hamas operatives, whether low level or senior leaders, show their faces above ground in the days ahead.
Alqassam Brigades@AlqassamBrigadeFollow: @idfspokesperson Our blessed hands will reach your leaders and soldiers wherever they are (You Opened Hell Gates on Yourselves)
Here is the clip of the airstrike on Jabari: