2:54 am ET, December 4, 2023
The IDF says Israeli airstrikes hit 200 Gaza targets
From CNN’s Amir Tal
Israeli airstrikes hit about 200 Hamas targets in Gaza, the Israel Defense Forces said in an update on Monday, a day after the IDF announced it was expanding. Ground operations For the entire land area.
The targets included a school in the northeastern city of Beit Hanoun, which the IDF said contained “terrorist infrastructure,” including tunnel shafts containing weapons and explosives.
Other airstrikes hit a vehicle holding weapons and a weapons storage facility, the IDF said.
The Israeli navy also struck several targets overnight, the IDF said, “helping to strengthen ground forces.”
Extended functionality: The Israel Defense Forces announced on Sunday that it was expanding its ground operations across Gaza, following the collapse of a ceasefire with Hamas on Friday.
“The IDF is resuming and expanding ground operations against Hamas strongholds throughout the Gaza Strip,” IDF spokesman Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari told a press conference.
Israeli attacks on Gaza have killed around 15,200 Palestinians since October 7, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Ramallah.