In response to the unexpected assault by Hamas, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) initiated ‘Operation Iron Swords’ on Saturday. The IDF currently uses precise strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip. The IDF spokesperson conveyed, “In reaction to the relentless rocket volleys launched by Hamas from Gaza towards Israel, the IDF is presently conducting surgical operations against specific Hamas installations in the Gaza region.
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Operation Iron Swords Short Form
Operation Iron Swords Short Form is “OIS“.
What Constitutes ‘Operation Iron Swords’?
‘Operation Iron Swords’ symbolizes Israel’s countermeasure to an unanticipated attack on Israel by Hamas, a Palestinian Islamist militant organization. That Saturday morning, Hamas unleashed the most significant assault on Israel in years, resulting in the loss of a minimum of 100 lives and the declaration of having taken numerous hostages.
The Israeli armed forces responded with aerial bombardments into Gaza, where witnesses attested to the cacophony of powerful explosions, and hospitals witnessed the arrival of numerous casualties. Naval forces from the Israeli army reported the elimination of several Palestinian militants attempting to infiltrate Israel via the sea.
‘Operation Iron Swords’ encompasses all assailants who have infiltrated Israel and are committing offenses against civilians and the Israeli defense forces.
IDF spokesperson Daniel Hagari informed the media, “The IDF will safeguard the inhabitants of the State of Israel. Moreover, the terrorist organization Hamas will bear a substantial cost. The public is urged to comply with the directives of the Home Front Command, seeking refuge in designated secure areas. Moreover, the residents of the Gaza Strip are advised to remain within the confines of their residences.”
In response to Israel’s retaliation, the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported a toll of at least 198 fatalities and 1,610 injuries in the Gaza Strip. Hamas has attributed this attack to what it describes as Israel’s intensifying aggression against Palestinians in the West Bank, Jerusalem, and within Israeli penitentiaries, according to a report by the Associated Press.