The Israeli military has said that they have found around 1,500 dead Hamas fighters in the Gaza Strip area.
Speaking to Sky News a Israeli Defence Force source warned that military action “is not going to be clean” in the Gaza and that the situation on the ground could get “nasty,” which comes as the Strip has been cut of from food, water, fuel and electricity.
The military said on Tuesday that this comes after heavy fighting and hundreds of Israeli air strikes on the Palestinian enclave.
Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that controls the Gaza Strip, launched a deadly strike in Israel on Saturday killing innocent Israelis on the streets and even went “house to house to murder” them.
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Military spokesman Colonel Richard Hecht told reporters, “Approximately 1,500 bodies of Hamas (fighters) were found in Israel around the Gaza Strip.”
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He added that the Israeli security forces have “more or less restored control over the border” of the Gaza Strip.
He said, “Since last night we know that no one came in… but infiltrations can still happen.”
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In the early hours of Tuesday morning Israeli forces struck Hamas targets in Gaza in the Rimal neighbourhood which is in the southern city of Khan Yunis.
Iran has applauded the attacks on Israel and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the top Iranian authority has said that we “kiss the hands” of those who planned the attacks.
Khamenei said that Hamas has delivered an “irreparable” military defeat, adding “We kiss the hands of those who planned the attack on the Zionist regime.”