ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 144

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IDF: 2,200 rockets fired from Gaza; Hamas terrorists infiltrated from land, sea and air

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

A residential building in Tel Aviv is damaged following a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip into Israel on October 7, 2023. (JACK GUEZ / AFP)
A residential building in Tel Aviv is damaged following a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip into Israel on October 7, 2023. (JACK GUEZ / AFP)

The Israel Defense Forces says it has launched “Operation Swords of Iron” in response to Hamas’s surprise attack on Israel.

IDF Spokesman Rear Adm. Daniel Hagari tells reporters that more than 2,200 rockets fired into Israel since 6:30 a.m.

Hagari says the Hamas terrorists infiltrated from land, sea and air.

There are at least seven sites of fighting between Hamas terrorists and IDF troops.

The military expects to draft tens of thousands of soldiers.

IDF won’t comment yet on kidnapping allegations.

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