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Israeli Military Taunts Hamas After Killing Their Top Intel Officers: ‘Looks Like Our Intel Was Better’
Israeli F35 I fighter jets take part in the "Blue Flag" multinational air defence exercise at the Ovda air force base, north of the Israeli city of Eilat, on November 11, 2019.
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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) taunted Hamas, a Palestinian Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), on Wednesday morning after Israel’s Air Force terminated numerous Hamas intelligence officials.

“Our fighter jets, with the ISA, neutralized key figures of Hamas’ intelligence: Hassan Kaogi, head of the Hamas military intelligence security department & his deputy Wail Issa, head of the military intelligence counterespionage department,” they tweeted. “Looks like our intel was better.”

The IDF highlighted on social media other top Hamas terrorists on Tuesday that it terminated on the battlefield.

“We just killed the commander of the Hamas anti-tank missile unit, Iyad Fathi Faik Sharir,” the IDF wrote. “He was in charge of carrying out anti-tank missile attacks on Israel. Our aircraft are currently striking additional terror targets in Gaza.”

“This is the moment that the IDF & Israel Security Agency carried out a targeted strike against Islamic Jihad commander, Samah Abed al-Mamluk & other senior members of his unit,” the IDF added. “They were among those responsible for hundreds of rockets fired at Israelis.”

The surgical strikes by Israel’s military come in response to Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad launching hundreds of rockets toward Israel, killing at least five and wounding more than 100.

On Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, terrorists rioted in the Israeli city of Lod, setting three synagogues on fire and torching numerous other businesses and cars.

Lod Mayor Yair Revivo compared the acts of terrorism to Kristallnacht, or the Night of Broken Glass, in 1938 where Nazis in Germany killed nearly 100 Jews and torched synagogues, vandalized Jewish homes, schools, and businesses.

“This is Kristallnacht in Lod,” Revivo said on Channel 12. “I have called on the prime minister to declare a state of emergency in Lod. To call in the IDF. To impose a curfew. To restore quiet… There is a failure of governance… This is a giant incident — an Intifada of Arab Israelis. All the work we have done here for years [on coexistence] has gone down the drain.”

“All of Israel should know, this is a complete loss of control,” Revivo added, sounding desperate. “This is unthinkable. Synagogues are being burned. Hundreds of cars set alight. Hundreds of Arab thugs are roaming the streets… Civil war has erupted in Lod… The Orthodox-nationalist community here has guns. I’m imploring them to go back home but they understandably want to protect their homes. Petrol bombs are being thrown into [Jewish] homes. The situation is incendiary.”

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised late on Tuesday that Israel would give a “full force” response to the latest round of Palestinian terrorist attacks, saying, “Hamas and Islamic Jihad have paid — I tell you here — will pay a very heavy price for their aggression.”


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