לוחמי שייטת 13 פשטו מהים והשמידו מטרות

Commandos from the IDF's naval commando unit, Shayetet 13, conducted a targeted raid from the sea on Thursday night in the Gaza Strip.

During the raid the activity, the forces destroyed Hamas terrorist infrastructure and operated in a facility used by the Hamas naval commando unit.

The attack was assisted by additional naval vessels and aircraft. The forces left the area at the end of the operation.

Earlier Friday, the IDF announced that it killed Madhath Mubashar, the Commander of the Western Khan Yunis Battalion of the Hamas terrorist organization. Madhath took part in explosives and sniper attacks against Israeli civilian communities and IDF soldiers.

Furthermore, over the past day, IDF fighter jets struck over 250 military targets belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization in the Gaza Strip. These included tunnels, dozens of Hamas operatives, operational command centers, and launch sites.

In addition, an IDF UAV fell in the Gaza Strip overnight as a result of a technical malfunction. There is no risk of an information breach, and the incident is under review.

On Thursday, it was announced that IDF fighter jets struck three senior Hamas operatives in its Daraj Tuffah Battalion. The terrorists had participated in previous attacks against Israel.

The terrorists targeted were Batallion Commander Rifaat Abbas, Batallion Deputy Commander Ibrahim Jadba, and Combat Support Commander Tarek Maarouf.

The Daraj Tuffah Battalion is a battalion in Hamas’ Gaza City Brigade, which is considered the most significant brigade of the Hamas terrorist organization. The battalion's operatives played a significant role in the invasion and murderous attack against Israel on October 7th.