Operation "Breaking Dawn": IDF Striking Gaza, Senior Islamic Jihad Commander Assassinated

By Arutz-7
Posted on 08/05/22 | News Source: Arutz-7

IDF announces attacks against targets in Gaza strip. Emergency situation declared on the home front.

The IDF Spokesperson has announced that the name of the operation against Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist targets is Operation "Breaking Dawn."

Reports from Gaza allege that the IDF has assassinated a senior Islamic Jihad commander who was driving his car at the time of the attack.

The terrorist is commander of the Islamic Jihad military forces in Gaza Tayseer al-Jabari.

Five military positions of the organization have also been attacked by Israel.

The following special instructions on the Israeli home front within 80 km of the Gaza Strip have been posted on the National Emergency Portal. The directives are valid from Friday, August 5, 2022 at 16:45 until Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 20:00:

Special instructionsNational Emergency Portal

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz (Blue and White) held a situation assessment Friday in the IDF’s Southern Command headquarters, in the presence of the IDF Chief of the General Staff, head of the Israel Security Agency (Shabak), General of the Southern Command, and head of the Gaza Division.

Following the assessment, Minister Gantz met with the leaders of the various authorities in the communities bordering Gaza.