As the 16th day of Operation Protective Edge nears its end, the IDF has reported that it has achieved taking down over 100 terror targets throughout the Gaza Strip today, for a total of 3,333 since the beginning of the war. Since the inception of the ground incursion, more than 200 terrorists have been eliminated.
This afternoon, the IAF's aircraft launched an attack, delivering a direct hit on the infrastructure of the terrorist organization, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, near western Jibaliya.
During the day, a terrorist was caught clad in an IDF uniform, and 150 others suspected of terrorist activities were arrested and taken to be questioned by security forces. In addition, 12 terrorists were identified riding in a vehicle disguised as an ambulance to a structure in the southern Gaza Strip. IAF aircraft attacked three of them, taking one out immediately, and after a short while, the aircraft attacked the structure itself with a direct hit.