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  אב 27, 5774 , 23/08/14

IDF: Hamas Rocket Supply Dwindling at Serious Rate

A senior source in the IDF has said that Hamas has seriously reduced its medium-range rocket arsenal by about two thirds. The IDF tonight (Motzei Shabbat) estimated that the salvos fired at Israel over the last days reflect this.

"The shooting at the Gaza Envelope communities is connected to the supply as well as the desire to maintain the level of pressure on Israel," a senior military official said. "We're talking about that they may be down to 30% capacity at this point. In my opinion, their production capabilities are down, as well.  Hamas, out pressure, is reporting that they are shooting at a lot of places in Israel that just aren't true," he added.

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