The ministry said the death toll of Palestinians rose to 24, including six children, as a result of Israel’s second consecutive day of attacks in the Gaza Strip, mainly targeting the Islamic Jihad movement. Health on the Strip.
In a statement, the ministry announced “the fall of 24 martyrs, including 6 children, a woman and an elderly woman, and 203 different injuries since the beginning of the Israeli occupation of Gaza,” while Israel denied responsibility in a statement. Children were killed in the Jabaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip.
The Israeli government said in a statement that its forces had “not bombed Jabalia in the past hours,” adding that “this incident has been conclusively proven to be the result of a failed missile by Islamic Jihad.”
Israel announced on Saturday that it was preparing for “weeks” of military operations, with intense attacks on the Gaza Strip on Saturday.
Sirens rang out in Tel Aviv on Saturday as the al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of Islamic Jihad, claimed responsibility for firing rockets into the city in a press statement.
The Israeli military on Saturday announced the assassination of the leader of the Islamic Jihad movement, as violence continued to escalate, killing at least 15 people on the Palestinian side.
On Saturday, the Israeli army announced the assassination of another Islamic Jihad leader, and in a statement, “in a qualitative and joint operation by the IDF and the Shin Bet in the Rafah area, the so-called Khaled Mansour. The southern region of the terrorist Islamic Jihad movement and one of its most important leaders.”
Mansoor’s assassination comes after the movement’s leader, Taysir al-Jabari, was killed in an Israeli strike.
“We are on the cusp of a justified and important operation aimed primarily at protecting Israeli citizens and the sovereignty of the State of Israel,” Israeli Chief of Staff Gen. Aviv Kohavi said during an inspection by the military’s Southern Command.
“The region has seen many days in which the people of the South have felt very troubled, and you and I have great admiration for their determination and ability to face these challenges, but the time for answers has come,” Kohavi said.
He continued, “Our answer is a clear answer. Our goal is to firstly prevent any subversive activity, and secondly to deal a death blow to the Islamic Jihad system. Here, in Judea and Samaria and in all other arenas, this system is being pursued, and now that it is under attack, we have different kinds of plans. There are. We will not allow any organization here, or in the North, or in Judea and Samaria, and everywhere, that would undermine the sovereignty of the State of Israel.
In the West Bank, Israeli forces arrested 19 members of Islamic Jihad, which Israel, the United States and the European Union consider a “terrorist organization.”
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