Defense Minister Yoav Gallant on Wednesday visited the headquarters of the IDF’s Division 162, which is operating in the Rafah area.

During his visit, Gallant held an operational situation assessment together with the Head of the Command, Division Commander and senior IDF officials.

Upon completing an operational situation assessment at the Gaza border in the Rafah area, Gallant said, "Additional troops will join the ground operation in Rafah. A number of tunnels in the area have already been destroyed – Hamas’ faucets are being shut."

"I am now in the Rafah area after meeting the Head of the Southern Command, and the Commanders of Division 162, Brigade 84, Brigade 401, and the Fire Brigade. All our troops are working in an extraordinary manner. Hundreds of [terror] targets have already been struck, and our forces are maneuvering in the area.... Read More: Arutz-7