On May 27, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) released footage of a strike from its last operation against Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip.
The footage shows a pinpoint strike on an underground rocket cache. Several secondary explosions and a large fire can be seen in the aerial footage.
— Joe Truzman (@Jtruzmah) May 27, 2021
The IDF also released photos showing what it claims to be three multiple rocket launchers buried in the backyard of a school in the Gaza Strip.
IDF releases a graphic showing a number of underground rocket launching positions located next to a school in Gaza. pic.twitter.com/TvotbfVelC
— Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian (@manniefabian) May 27, 2021
Gaza battle broke out on May 10 when Palestinian factions in the enclave launched a barrage of rockets at Jerusalem. The IDF responded by launching Operation Guardian of the Walls, which ended on May 21 with an Egypt-brokered ceasefire.
During the operation, the IDF struck more than 1,500 “military targets,” including 675 rocket launchers, In Gaza. The Israeli military claims that upwards of 200 Palestinian fighters were killed. Yet, the real number is around 80 only.
Israel’s intense strikes on the Gaza Strip claimed the lives of 66 children and 39 women. Many civilian buildings in the enclave were also wiped out.
Ultimately, the IDF failed to stop rocket fire from the Gaza Strip. More than 4,360 rockets were launched by Palestinian factions during the battle.
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