A leading source revealed Al-Qassam Brigades -The military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (agitation)- Today, Wednesday, details of the complex operation in Al-Maghazi camp, in which 21 Israeli officers and soldiers were killed last Monday.
The commander said that Al-Qassam members had been stationed for weeks in the operation area, east of Al-Maghazi, in the center Gaza strip Despite the intense and continuous bombing.
He added that instructions were issued to avoid dealing with the forces penetrating the camp while waiting for a valuable target, noting that the occupation army intensified its fire in the area and combed it until it thought it was safe, so it brought in a force of engineering forces.
The source explained that the Qassam members also chose to avoid dealing with another foot force that was standing over a minefield that the Qassam had prepared in advance, adding that the Qassam members waited for the engineering force to finish its work and install the explosives, then they targeted it with an anti-personnel shell, which served as an instigator for the explosives that caused a large explosion that destroyed the building and killed it. On force personnel.
He added that in parallel with this operation, a tank that was working to secure the force was destroyed, and its occupants were killed and injured.
Al Jazeera showed scenes obtained by Al-Qassam members from Israeli soldiers' cameras after they were targeted, showing Israeli soldiers before the bombing as they booby-trapped Palestinian homes in the camp.
The Al-Qassam Brigades had previously shown a video recording of the implementation of the Al-Maghazi operation, which showed a series of shots, starting with targeting a building in which an engineering force was holed up, then hitting a Merkava tank with an “Al-Yassin 105” anti-armor missile, leading up to the moment the minefield was detonated by Israeli force.
Al Jazeera's camera also recorded the moment of the large explosion that shook the east of the camp, as Al Jazeera correspondent Elias Karam was speaking live from the Gaza Strip at the time of the explosion, and the scenes showed clouds of smoke rising from the site of the explosion.
The occupation army described the Maghazi operation as “the most difficult since the beginning of the ground invasion of the Gaza Strip on October 27,” as the military and strategic expert considered it Major General Fayez Al-Duwairi Its consequences and repercussions will be serious and significant and will affect the military and political tracks, and will also increase demands to end the war within Israeli society.