Israel arrests 46 wanted Palestinians in overnight counter-terror raids, weaponry seized
PTC News Desk: The Israel Defense Forces announced on Wednesday that it had arrested 46 wanted Palestinians during overnight counter-terror raids in Judea and Samaria on Tuesday night. According to the IDF, 30 of those detained were linked to Hamas.
Soldiers seized guns and 40,000 shekels (USD 9,900) intended for terrorist activity.
Since the start of the war on October 7, Israeli forces have apprehended 1,180 wanted Palestinians, 740 of whom were affiliated with Hamas.
Meanwhile, the deadliest escalation of the conflict in decades has witnessed a massive rocket barrage and a multi-front offensive by Hamas, resulting in reports of approximately 2,500 individuals, including militants, breached the border and carried out violent actions in southern Israel, resulting in the ds of about 1,400 people, the majority of whom were civilians.
In the major update, the Israel Defence Force (IDF) reported that fighter jets, acting on intelligence provided by the ISA (Israeli Security Agency), killed Ibrahim Biari, the Commander of Hamas' Central Jabaliya Battalion.
Ibrahim Biari was one of the leaders responsible for sending "Nukbha" terrorist operatives to Israel to carry out the murderous terror attack on October 7th. Numerous other Hamas terrorists were also killed in the strike.