Israel Currently Carrying Out Strikes On Gaza Strip, Approves Calling On 25,000 Reservists
ISRAEL/GAZA STRIP - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have announced that they are currently carrying out strikes on the Gaza Strip after "direct threats" posed by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza.
In what is called "Operation "Dawn", Israel has also called on the recruitment of up to 25,000 military reservists. Israeli television Reshet 13 reported (translation) that after the assassination of the commander of the northern region of the Gaza Strip Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Taysir al-Jabari, the Israeli Defense Forces are continuing to attack targets of the terrorist organization in the Gaza Strip, along with a large-scale mobilization of reserves.
Reshet 13 also said that several other attacks were carried out against other targets of the "terrorist organization" and that an IDF spokesperson said that there were at least 15 other deaths as a result of the attacks. It said that the IDF is prepared for rocket fire into Gush Dan and that air traffic in the Gaza Strip has been diverted to the north.
The news channel reported that an IDF aircraft destroyed a rocket launch site of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist organization in Khan Yunis and that a short while ago a failed launch attempt was detected from the site. It also said that the IDF is continuing to attack terrorist targets of the Palestinian Authority throughout the Gaza Strip and that there are also reports of an IDF attack in Shejajia, in the northeast of the Gaza Strip.
A statement posted by the IDF said, "Following the direct threats posed by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza, the IDF is currently striking in the Gaza Strip. A special situation has been declared on the Israeli home front. Details to follow."
The IDF later posted another statement saying, "We just targeted a senior commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group in Gaza. Tayseer Jabari was responsible for multiple terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians. The IDF will continue to defend Israel against the threat of terrorism."
In a later statement, they said, "The IDF continues to strike terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip, including 6 Islamic Jihad military posts. A number of Islamic Jihad operatives were neutralized during the strikes. LTG Aviv Kohavi has instructed the IDF to enter emergency mode, opening the High Command Post."
*Update* Rockets are now firing at Israel from Gaza. The IDF stated, "More sirens are now sounding in cities across central Israel.
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