IDF says killed 3 Hamas commanders, attacked 400 military targets in Gaza

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The Israel Defense Forces said on Tuesday it carried out strikes against 400 Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip and killed three deputy commanders of the Palestinian militant group over the past day.

“In a wide-scale operation to dismantle Hamas' terrorist capabilities, the IDF struck dozens of Hamas gunmen setting up to fire rockets and carry out terror attacks against the Israeli home front. Over the last day, IDF fighter jets struck dozens of terror infrastructure and Hamas staging grounds in the neighborhoods of Shuja'iyya, Shati, Jabalia, Daraj Tuffah, and Zaytun,” the IDF said on Telegram.

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The IDF added that its aircraft struck a Hamas operational tunnel shaft which gave terror operatives quick access to the coastline. Additionally, the IDF “struck command centers used by Hamas operatives and staging grounds located in mosques used by Hamas.”

The Israeli military stated that Hamas deputy commanders of the Nuseirat, Shati, and Furqan battalions were killed in the strike.

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