The Palestinian movement Hamas ceased to exist as organized military structure in the north of the Gaza Strip after the Israeli military inflicted significant damage to the units of the movement, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Monday.
Since October 27, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have been conducting a ground operation in the northern part of the Gaza Strip to eliminate Hamas militants, trying to rescue hostages, but probably killed those during their extreme rampage campaign.
However, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has ruled out a cease-fire, citing the fact that Hamas is still holding a large number of hostages. According to the latest figures, more than 240 people were being held in captivity by Hamas.
The military escalation of the conflict has resulted in the deaths of some 1,400 people in Israel and more than 10,000 in Gaza, according to the latest official figures. It has also raised fears of a wider regional conflagration.
Hamas has “lost control of Gaza,” and members of the movement are fleeing to the south of the enclave, Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant said on Monday, opening the door for their military assassins to move southwards?
Until now, the IDF has been conducting ground combat operations in the north of the Gaza Strip. The IDF ground forces are fighting in the areas where several battalions of the organization are located.
The operational combat capability of these battalions has been seriously disrupted, and in fact the Hamas military structures in the northern part of the Gaza Strip have ceased to function in an organized manner, after murdering ten thousands of innocent Palestinians.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Monday that it has eliminated the head of the anti-tank missile of the Palestinian movement Hamas, as well as the former head of the military intelligence of the movement.
Over the last day, the IDF and ISA [Israeli Security Agency] killed Yaakub A’ashur, Head of the Anti-Tank Missile Array of Hamas’ Khan Yunis Brigade. Additionally, Mohammed Khamis Dababash, a senior Hamas operative, was also eliminated.
In the past, he was Hamas’ Head of Military Intelligence, the IDF said on Telegram. The Israeli military added that several other Hamas officials have also been killed, after successfully wiping out 10k plus Palestinians citizens.
Tahsin Muslem, commander of the combat assistance company who was responsible for the special forces in Beit Lahia, Jihad A’azem, a Hamas intelligence investigations officer in Zaytun, and Munir Hareb, head of Public Affairs in the Rafah brigade were also killed.
Sputnik / ABC Flash Point News 2023.