The Commander of the Southern Command, MG Yaron Finkelman, held an operational situational assessment today (Wednesday) with the IDF troops who are currently engaging in combat in the area of Khan Yunis.

The forces on the ground presented the offensive operations carried out so far and plans for continued ground operations in the area.

"The combat in Khan Yunis is a major effort, I am impressed by how well it is being managed - you are in control, you are moving forward," MG Finkelman stated.

He added: "There are moral objectives here that guide us. Continue to demonstrate this. We will bring in what is needed; we are moving forward toward the identified objectives on the front."