“These are the same terrorists who did not flee back to Gaza. They are in hiding places, near the border. That’s why the scans are [taking place] with a large number of troops. There are tens of thousands of [IDF] fighters in the area surrounding Gaza,” he said. Israel also faces a potential conflict to the north, where the terrorist group Hezbollah is headquartered. Rocket and mortar fire from Syria and Lebanon drew an Israeli response.
IDF spokesman Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari says terrorists have been unable to infiltrate into Israel from the Gaza Strip in the past two days.“They haven’t crossed the fence in the last two days. The terrorists are killed on the fence, there are still hundreds of bodies of… — Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian (@manniefabian) October 11, 2023
On Tuesday, Israeli officials showed the media the extent of the devastation in the kibbutz of Kfar Aza, which had about 750 people living there prior to Saturday’s massacre, according to Reuters.
Rocket sirens sounding on Israel’s northern border near Arab al-Aramshe after Hezbollah ATGM attack on Israeli positions. Israeli shelling of southern Lebanon continues with clashes reported in the area. Hezbollah claimed responsibility for attack.— ELINT News (@ELINTNews) October 11, 2023
“Mothers, fathers, babies, young families killed in their beds, in the protection room, in the dining room, in their garden,” Israeli Major General Itai Veruv said Tuesday.
“It’s not a war, it’s not a battlefield. It’s a massacre,” Veruv said, saying some of the dead were decapitated.
Avidor Schwartzman, a Kfar Aza attack survivor, said he emerged from a safe room in his house with his wife and infant daughter when the Israeli military rescued them after 20 hours.
“There were bodies everywhere. Dead bodies everywhere. We saw our little piece of paradise, our little piece of heaven, was totally burnt – burnt and with blood everywhere,” Schwartzman said.
This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.