IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi says the Israeli military has conducted strikes on over 500 targets in the past day and a half, killing dozens of terrorist operatives, which he says have been painful to Palestinian terror groups in the enclave.
“We are determined to strike terror groups in the most serious way possible,” Kohavi says.
The IDF chief says the military will continue to conduct strikes on Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad sites in the Gaza Strip and is prepared for a wider conflict.
Shin Bet chief Nadav Argaman gives very brief remarks. “It is insufferable” for a terrorist organization to be threatening Israel, he says, and adds: “Now is not the time for talking.”