The Israeli army announced on Sunday evening that troops operating in
the Gaza Strip since Wednesday killed 45 Palestinian fighters and took
65 fighters prisoner.
A spokesperson of the Israeli Army, Avhai Edry, said that the army will only end its operation in Beit Hanoun until “it achieves its objectives”.
Edry added that some of the “achievements” of the operation are destroying weapon storages, killing 65 “wanted fighters from several factions” and weakening the Palestinian armed groups.
Edry also said that three Israeli soldiers were killed during the ongoing offensive.
The military offensive “Autumn Clouds” was launched by Israel on November 1. Palestinian medical sources reported that at least 51 residents were killed and at least 250 were injured in Beit Hanoun and around it during the ongoing offensive, the casualties include several children and women.