IDF says troops found Hamas rocket launcher near daycare center, mosque in Khan Younis

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

The IDF says troops of the 646th Reserve Paratroopers Brigade, operating in southern Gaza’s Khan Younis, located a Hamas rocket launcher adjacent to a children’s daycare and a mosque.

The rocket launchers, armed with projectiles and aimed at Israel, were later destroyed, the IDF says.

The IDF says the reservists also discovered a Hamas tunnel under a water facility in Khan Younis.

Inside the tunnel, two Hamas operatives were killed, it says.


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