Gaza, May 12 2021, Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) confirmed on the 12th, Hamas-affiliated armed wing of the Qassam Brigades, a number of senior commanders died in the early hours of the same day in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip.
Hamas said in a statement that the Israeli army launched heavy air strikes on the Gaza Strip in the early hours of the same day, resulting in the death of several senior commanders of the Qassam Brigades, including the Qassam Brigades in Gaza City commander Bassem Issa.
According to Israeli sources, the IDF and the General Directorate of National Security jointly carried out targeted clearance operations in Gaza City and the southern city of Khan Younis, killing the commanders of the Qassam Brigades in Gaza City and Khan Younis City, as well as 16 senior commanders responsible for network, intelligence, security and rocket engineering.
From 10 to 12 May, serious clashes broke out between Israeli forces and the Gaza Strip. Militants in the Gaza Strip fired more than 1,000 rockets at Israel, killing six People And Wounding More Than 100 On The Israeli Side. Israeli forces immediately retaliated by air strikes on hundreds of targets of militant groups in the Gaza Strip. Gaza Strip health spokesman Ashraf Zidra said Israeli air strikes from 10 to 12 killed 65 Palestinians, 365 injured, including 16 children.
Tensions have risen since Ramadan, when clashes between the two sides have continued, particularly over the weekend. On 10 May, palestinians and Israeli police resumed serious clashes on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, known to Muslims as the “Prestige Sanctuary”, injuring more than 300 people.