The Israeli air force struck the home of Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar and his brother as Palestinian terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip fired rocket fire at central Israel overnight.
The homes of Yahya Sinwar and his brother Mohammed, who is in charge of Hamas’ logistics and workforce, “serve as a significant terrorist infrastructure,” the statement said.
The IAF also carried out air strikes on several other homes, including the battalion commander in the Zeitun district. Dozens of weapons production and storage sites were also affected across the strip.
The IDF said more than 90 targets belonging to Hamas and PIJ had been hit in the past 24 hours throughout the blocked coastal enclave.
The military has also launched strikes against Phase B, the Hamas subway below northwestern and central Gaza, with dozens of planes and about 1
According to an IDF spokesman, a brigadier general. Hidai Zilberman, Hamas has spent tens of millions of dollars to build this strategic asset.
“Each meter of the tunnel costs about $ 500, and one kilometer costs half a million dollars,” he said. “You can imagine what else they could spend the money on.”
Zilberman said the military would continue to strike at the system in the coming days, as would the multi-role missile systems used by terrorist groups to fire volleys at Israel.
The IDF has struck between 40-45 of these launch vehicles, which have between four and nine medium-range missiles that can be fired every second.
As the IAF begins removing these launch vehicles in the last 36 hours, the Israeli public will not see the effect of this for some time, Zilberman said.
Hamas fired a volley of about 55 rockets at Israel overnight, sending thousands to take refuge in Tel Aviv and several other cities in the Gush Dan region. Sirens were also triggered in the southern cities of Beersheba, the West Bank and parts of the Negev.
No injuries were reported due to direct hits or shrapnel in the barrage on Saturday night, although 10 people were injured while running to bomb shelters.
The airstrikes came after the IAF hit the Al Jala tower, which housed the offices of the Associated Press and Al Jazeera. The ISIS said the building houses Hamas military intelligence offices as well as other offices belonging to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.
“I want to see what happens if a rocket is fired at Washington. “They are firing at civilians,” Zilberman said when asked about the strike. “We are in the middle of an operation. If Hamas and PIJ think they can hide behind the media, their buildings are not something they can hide behind. “
Waiting for the fighting to continue for several more days, Zilberman warned the Israeli public to continue to seek shelter when rocket sirens are activated.