The Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Hamas movement, announced that it launched an attack on an Israeli force inside a building in the Gaza Strip, on Saturday, killing five Israeli soldiers.
It indicated in a brief statement that an attack was made on a force holed up in a building northwest of Gaza City, where a clash occurred with it.
The Qassam Brigades also announced the bombing of Kibbutz Nirim with a missile barrage, in response to the Israeli massacres against the Palestinian people in Gaza.
The Ministry of Health in Gaza announced earlier on Saturday that the number of victims of the Israeli aggression on the Strip had risen to 9,488 – 70 percent of whom were children.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health indicated that the Israeli occupation committed 10 major massacres during the past hours, claiming the lives of 231 people.
Additionally, the Health Ministry reported that it had received 2,200 reports of missing persons, including 1,250 children still under the rubble.
Gaza Health added that 150 medical personnel were martyred and 57 ambulances were destroyed since the aggression began last October 7.
The occupation deliberately targeted 105 health institutions, and also put 16 hospitals out of service.
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