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Israeli Army artillery corps operates for the first time inside the Gaza Strip

The Israeli Army’s artillery corps operates within the Strip Link for the first time since the start of the war against the Islamic group Hamas on October 7, with fighting throughout practically the entire Palestinian enclave.

In recent days, soldiers from two brigades of the artillery corps have participated closely in fighting within the Strip, the Army said, specifically in the area of Shujaiyaneighborhood on the outskirts of the city of Linkconsidered one of the bastions of Hamas.

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Since the beginning of the war, the artillery corps has operated on the border of Gaza stripassisting ground forces with fire support for operations and rescue efforts“, said a military spokesman.

The artillery corps attacked more than 20 “terrorist targets” including weapons warehouses, booby-trapped houses and Hamas military infrastructure.

As part of our mission, we fired explosives and smoke projectiles to support advancing troops and provide covering fire to rescue forces who engaged terrorists with machine guns and grenade launchers in narrow alleys.“, explained the Captain Yonatanof the 282nd brigade of the artillery corps.

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Several days ago, we entered the Shujaiya area with artillery and fired at enemy infrastructure, booby-trapped houses and weapons storage facilities. We complete the mission and destroy more than 20 buildings”, he clarified.

Since Israeli troops resumed hostilities, they have focused on hand-to-hand combat with Hamas in Shujaiya and Jabalia in the Northern Strip, and in the city of Jan Yunisin the south, where they believe two leaders of the group are hiding, Yahya Sinwar It is Mohamed Deif.

Source: Elcomercio

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