The Israeli army announced Tuesday the start of military exercises near the Gaza Strip border, which will continue through Wednesday and aim to “improve combat readiness” and “examine how to apply the lessons learned from recent battles in the enclave” .
“The ‘South Assault’ maneuvers begin today and will end tomorrow morning,” said the army through its account on the social network Twitter, where it stressed that it will “investigate the findings of Operation ‘Guardian” during the same The walls can be used “in” various possible scenarios “against” terrorist organizations “in Gaza.
He also stressed that the army “is constantly working to maintain preparations on the border with Gaza while fulfilling the mission to protect residents in the south (Israel)”, adding that “the maneuvers are planned as part of the 2021 training program became”. .
On the other hand, she has made the population aware that “during the exercises there will likely be movements of security forces and vehicles, explosion noises in the area and checkpoints in different axes of the border area”, although she has decided a total blockade in this area.
The latest fighting in Gaza broke out in May, killing more than 250 Palestinians – about half of them civilians – in the Palestinian enclave and twelve civilians and one military man in Israel, in addition to more than 20 Palestinian security forces shot dead by Israelis in the West Bank.
The conflict broke out after the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) fired several projectiles at Jerusalem, after warning for several days of the consequences of Israel’s suppression of the demonstrations in Sheikh Kharra and that Israeli agents broke into the mosque of Al Aqsa and several Attacked believers.