Hamas Surprise Attack: At Least Six Killed in Rocket Attack on Southern Israeli Town: Ha'Aretz Reports.
“We are at war,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a televised statement, his first remarks since the fighting began Saturday morning.
October 7, 2023
Hamas is the terrorist organization that runs Gaza. They have launched this morning 5000 missiles on Israeli. Even more concerning, several trucks with armed men have shot up Israeli towns, including Sderot and Tel Aviv. The men reportedly infiltrated on paragliders and in boats.
“We are at war,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a televised statement, his first remarks since the fighting began Saturday morning. 141 pm PST.
Here are some reports from Israeli sources: "Killed in gunfights after terrorists raided settlements in the south; Six were killed by rockets." Ha'aretz, 1:30 am PST.
The head of the Shaar HaNegev council was killed in an exchange of fire with terrorists, six were killed by rockets.
Due to the security situation: Bruno Mars' performance tonight was cancelled. Airports Authority: The airport is open during these hours and operates in accordance with security guidelines.
A video has appeared online of Palestinian terror groups celebrating as they drive through the streets of Gaza with the body of a naked female Israeli soldier on top of their pick-up truck.
Israeli President Isaac Herzog has said Israel "is facing a very difficult moment" but it can "overcome all those who wish us harm."
In a statement on X, formerly known as Twitter, he wrote: “The State of Israel is facing a very difficult moment. I wish to offer strength to the commanders and soldiers of the IDF(Israel Defense Forces), and to all the security forces and rescue services. I send my encouragement and strength to all the residents of Israel who are under attack.
He called on everyone to follow instructions from the Home Front Command and to show mutual responsibility and resolve.
"Some of the images coming out of Sderot over the last few hours are reaching degrees of horror that I dont really think I can use words to properly describe. Truly disturbing acts of terror directed at civilians.” tweeted OSINT Technical.