On Monday, December 25, 2023, the al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), announced “targeting a special Zionist force, consisting of a reinforced faction of 40 soldiers, holed up in a house in the Jabalia al-Balad area in the northern Gaza Strip.”
Al-Qassam said in a statement on its Telegram channel that it targeted the occupation soldiers with TBG anti-fortification shells, “which led to the death and injury of all its members.”
In another statement, al-Qassam announced that it had sniped “a Zionist soldier east of the Al-Tuffah neighborhood in Gaza City,” and said that its fighters were able to “detonate an anti-personnel device in a Zionist foot force, killing and wounding it in the Jabal al-Rayes area, east of Gaza City.”
In another statement, she explained that “the Qassam Mujahideen were able to target a special Zionist force holed up in a residential apartment with a TBG anti-fortification shell in the Jabalia al-Balad area in the northern Gaza Strip.”
It also announced the destruction of ‘9 Zionist vehicles incursive into the areas of Al-Tuffah and Al-Daraj in Gaza City with Al-Yassin 105 shells, in addition to the destruction of 4 Zionist vehicles incursive into the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood of Gaza City with Al-Yassin 105 shells’.
Throughout the day, the Qassam Brigades announced, in several statements, the targeting of the Israeli occupation forces in the Gaza Strip, causing deaths and injuries in its ranks.
Earlier on Monday, the Qassam Brigades published new scenes of targeting an Israeli special force, consisting of 10 soldiers, who were holed up in a house in the Juhr al-Dik area in the central Gaza Strip, with a TBG anti-fortification shell, according to what it posted on its Telegram channel.
In the video from Sunday, one of the resistance fighters is documented targeting the place where soldiers are holed up, while another fighter shouts: “Analyze, Doueiri,” referring to retired Jordanian Major General and military expert Fayez al-Duwairi, who is known for his analysis of the war on Gaza through his continuous appearances on Al Jazeera.
On Monday, the Qassam Brigades published scenes of the explosion of a minefield in a tight ambush for 4 jeeps of the enemy command in the Juhr al-Dik area in the central Gaza Strip, targeting the rescue forces that arrived at the place to evacuate the dead.
This comes as the Ministry of Health in Gaza announced on Monday that the death toll from the Israeli aggression on the Strip has risen to 20,674, in addition to 54,536 injuries, since October 7, according to ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra at a press conference.