“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

צילום: חיל האוויר

Since the breach of truce: hundreds of creature terrorist Chief “choice: • very strongly and our offensive” • דו”ץ” until the State residents unable to return to their lives — we don’t nshcot and Gaza will not be silent “

תאריך: 20/08/2014, 22:51    
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“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

Continues.
Overland campaign during operation “Cliff”, which was released by the IDF against the backdrop of the rocket to the South. The ground operation in the Gaza Strip on locate, map and destroying terror tunnels built by the terrorist organization Hamas for weapons smuggling and kidnapping civilians.
And soldiers. So far destroyed about half of the intent of the enemy tunnels. Meanwhile, goes on.
Efforts to prevent terrorist infrastructures in the Gaza Strip by land forces and air force attacks. Since the operation got about -4,635 goals.

For further activities in the framework of “operation cliff” – minute by minute, a goal after goal.

20.8

New Caledonia-a short while ago IDF attack in northern Gaza terrorist operative who carried a steep fire-towns and the Gaza Strip shortly before. Damage is detected.

9:47 PM-Chief of staff, General Benjamin (Benny) Gantz, tonight to continue operation cliff “in communion to the Golani Brigade interiors. “Now the fighting in the southern sector is not over,” said Lt. General Gantz. “Hamas violated once again the cease-fire and the instructions
The political echelon in powerful story and our offensive. “

“Commanders and soldiers of the Golani Brigade, as part of the whole army
For all values, and services, and are determined to fight every way required until the settlement to our borders, “he added,” the Army Chief of staff, and I’m sure the company in Israel, have patience and strength to continue as long as it takes. “

8:02 pm-the IDF spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Motti, these comments on his Facebook page for IDF attack in Gaza in response to fire.
The rockets. “More than 24 hours, we returned to the attack in the Gaza Strip due to the violation of the cease-fire,” said Brig. Gen. these comments. “Until the southern residents and residents of the State of Israel in General may not be able to return to their lives — we don’t nshcot and Gaza will not be silent”.

Another special coverage of operation “Cliff”:

“Say man” under fire: it treated wounded medical corps perform “Cliff”
Six feet under: engineering forces reveal the underground scene.

7:49 pm from yesterday IDF attack terrorist targets around 110. Among the goals that got: weaponry stores, launch a tuck neatly and terrorist operatives who carried out the shooting-steep towards Israel territory
During the day. Last time the IDF attack vector was forged in the southern Gaza Strip, from which was made a steep trajectory fire toward Israel territory.

5:55 pm-the IDF attacked during two recent terrorist operatives who carried out the shooting course toward steep Gaza Strip of central Gaza Strip. Damage is detected. In addition, the IDF attacked a launcher in the northern Gaza Strip, carried out
Steep trajectory fire toward Israel territory.

3:20 pm-the IDF attacked during two recent terrorist operatives who committed earlier steep trajectory gunfire toward Sderot, was identified. The IDF also attacked several terrorist operatives in the northern Gaza Strip and identified.

12:41 pm-a short while ago IDF attack two terrorists who committed earlier steep-trajectory fire toward Ashkelon and the Gaza Strip, was identified.

10:17 am — during the past 24 hours, the IDF attacked terrorist targets 80 throughout the Gaza Strip. Among the goals that got launch complexes, sites for storing weapons and launching of cached credentials are used.

2. the guidelines were updated.
According to the guidelines, avoid gatherings and gatherings of over 300 people in open and close within 7 miles of over 500 in the range 7-40 km and more than 1,000 people in an open area in the range of 40-80 kilometers.

19.8

10:54 pm-updated guidelines the HFC. The HFC discount on opening shelters also within 40-80 kilometers.

4:37 PM-IDF attacks targets in Gaza in the wake of a steep trajectory fire toward Israel territory.

“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

12:36 am-following the shooting at IDF Israel territory, attacking now. The IDF conducted to this option, and is determined to continue to maintain the security of the residents of the State of Israel.

“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

19:27, Chief of general staff Benjamin (Benny) Gantz, tonight (Wednesday) at the end of a cycle of 29 College and command (issue). In his speech referred to the civil resilience during recent operations against the terrorist organization Hamas activists.
“With boys” in ו”צוק”. “I want to tell you that we have a solid company standing months days in two different scenes in two different operation methods in two different objectives-once to find three boys and another time to get quiet.
And confidence to many areas and many houses. , And very close, “said Lieutenant General Gantz.

He later referred to the shilobies shown throughout performing “Cliff”. “Shilobies is in the air, Ocean, road, in intelligence, in front of the entire length, neck length as far as whatever”, Chief. “the huge effort of combat assistance, legal, and bereaved families in the cemeteries and the wounded in hospitals. This is a huge technological effort that bore fruit the minds of people who have created over the years, such as iron Dome, “he added.

He later addressed the determination of the combat units in the field.
“Exposed to lead from the front of commanders, leaving behind the families and the rear looking forward to the task. Their men behind, and enemy’s white eyes, dark tunnel of light that you are seeking, and scholars and researchers, “said Chief.

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Yes, treat the casualties who fell in battle. “I want to tell you about an extraordinary sacrifice that happened and allow more required. The sacrifices of flesh deep etched, and that left us painful sores that you remember forever – standing next to the rear with them keeps us and embraces the three families of civilians killed during the fighting as well as the wounded, some of them very difficult, we are still in the hospitals and to recuperate, “Lieutenant General — be Gantz.

Referring
To continue the fighting against the terrorist organization Hamas, said that “I want to tell you that you can still laugh and not pay. As we have said so, I say today. we will continue to defend, we will continue to act, to be prepared for, in any way, any method. Hamas began the event mask of Judea and Samaria in the abduction and the opening by the South understand and feel the size mistake. We stay strong in front of him.
Even in the days to come, “said Lt. General Gantz.

“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

8. during a joint IDF and the security forces to prevent terror, South of Nablus, the Vicar of the suspected terrorist activity. Of calls to rendition, the security forces acted in a variety of measures to make from home. Requested opened fire at the troops, after failing to respond to calls, and following the steps made the bomber was killed.

21. in the evening, before the truce took effect, hit in the terrorist operative “Abu Rabia mafarjeh. Abu Rabi is
Active in the formation of Hamas in northern Gaza Strip.

“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

9:10 pm — during the past 24 hours prevented 11 terrorist cells throughout the Gaza Strip, where squads that dealt frankly Leary steep track towards Israel territory. At the same time, thwarted terrorist operative who was involved in the planning and direction of firing squads in the past three days.

8:56 PM-Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, Commander in Chief, visited today in villages and met local residents and u.s. forces deployed in the field. “We hit very severely. We do not accept it.
Not ready to settle on this story. In the last 48 hours I’ve already beaten 130-140 goals, while and fell here פצמ”רים. The dripping is inadmissible where the vulnerability
Keystrokes will continue, “said the Chief, adding that” it is clear to me that you and I agree. We don’t leave you alone. Will not stay here alone, even if it takes another week or two. “

The Chief also discussed the role of the soldiers in the operation, saying that “now everyone connected. The achievements of the IDF in a few weeks.
The hostilities are very strong. Hamas is really very strong, Blunt with terrorist organizations, so we continue the protection level and attack mission inside Gaza.

He said every day dozens of ntkapot terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip. “We insist on it-till absolute quiet to the South, and from the South. What is required at this stage that the resilience of the environment here, and our protection. We have the right to do this job together, “concluded.

8:32 pm-IDF Brig. Gen. Motti these comments, interviewed for the news and the IDF continued operations during operation “Cliff”. “The air force continues to attack in Gaza, and for all the talk of a truce only subjects. There is a ceasefire over the Gaza Strip, we have many targets and many terrorists are killed. Currently we continue in activity, “the IDF spokesman.

He later explained that the IDF to protect residents of the South. “We’re not going anywhere and go only when it’s quiet. Today the Gaza envelope communities visited with residents and troops on the ground and checked the readiness and the work in progress, “noted these comments and General added that” now we’re having the
Ground forces also logon option in readiness, fasteners, check the alert and if you have to restart the power-switch.

Terrestrial phase of operation “Cliff” is over, after all the tunnels destroyed bomb detected by the IDF. “we made our troops and the Chief Public achievements, they are very large. Hamas and Gaza public understands that, “the IDF spokesman later explained the recent instructions of the home front command said that” the home front command making decisions and full of experience and expertise accumulated over the years. Not called for residents in the South to leave, but we emphasized that the Defense guidelines are appropriate throughout the operation.

Now the IDF continues to hit the terrorist infrastructure of Hamas. “We continue in defence and attack, even after the shooting capabilities of Hamas were injured severely. It’s not about to lose a month so much property to astertgiss for action over ten years, especially when we talk about the tunnels.
And these comments, “Brig. Gen. temples.

Later contact the IDF spokesperson to the public and urged him to continue and keep patience. “Hamas has planned another public patience and don’t act like this.
The fact is that we continue to harm those few minutes in fact Hamas, Hamas knows
Everything that Hamas says is a result of the difficult situation that the army gave him “, concluded.

19:22-day IDF launches attack him this morning fired mortar shells at settlements in the Gaza Strip. In addition, IDF attacked two terrorists who were preparing to fire track, steep point
Towards Israel territory. Terrorists were detected in southern Gaza Strip and identified hitting them. It also attacked terrorist operative in northern Gaza Strip. Also in this case was detected.

16. the Kerem Shalom crossing was closed due to the ongoing rocket fire aimed at him. The shooting began at 6 a.m., when
Several rockets were fired, is intentional and continuous, attacking the work areas. However, imports continued until noon and over 30 trucks loaded with humanitarian supplies. Around 12:30 p.m. another rocket barrage,
I hit it directly in the passage followed a decision in the security system not to endanger employees and close the goods until further notice.

3:12 pm-a short while ago IDF attack terrorist operative who dealt with preparations for steep trajectory fire toward southern Israel territory
The Gaza Strip was detected. In addition, the IDF attacked another terrorist operative in northern Gaza Strip and identified.

2:59 pm-during operational activity in Al power developed violent violations during IDF force opened fire, killed
Decreases. The IDF regrets. In addition, the IDF investigated event information and to open investigations.

1. Since the end of the truce were approximately 106 launches towards Israel territory, of whom 77. In response the South towns got about 150 goals, including approximately 63 goals help maneuver, 39 goals of 30 targets, command and control and six weapons and infrastructure targets.

“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

10:28 pm-evening attacked
Three activists belonging to the terrorist organization Hamas by Israeli aircraft. Damage is detected. Before when attacked another activist belonging to the terrorist organization Hamas.
Also in this case was detected. As of yesterday, the IDF attacked nine bombers, and midnight beat
Over 60 terrorist targets throughout the Gaza Strip.

12:35-years ago two terrorists attacked IDF on a motorcycle in central Gaza Strip, using aircraft. Damage is detected.

“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

7:48 pm-the IDF attacked from the morning as terrorist targets in Pakistan over the Gaza Strip by Israeli aircraft. Among the targets struck a creature-cached credentials are used, command and control infrastructure, and compounds
Military. It also got three terrorists in the southern Gaza Strip. Damage is detected.

11. IDF Brig. Gen. Motti addressed these comments on his Facebook page for renewal
IDF attack in Gaza and said that “residents of the South up to the sound of sirens and explosions. As I said, we will respond, and we started doing this as we speak and powerfully “. In addition, the IDF was clear these comments General editing, and stressed that “-consequent on the troops, planes and ships at sea.

37. the IDF attacks targets in Gaza in response to rocket fire across the steep areas of the State of Israel. The IDF conducted this option and determined to safeguard the security of residents of the State. IDF forces remained deployed in the area and in the settlements in the Gaza Strip in full readiness for operation, depending on the political decisions and programs.

9:25-the home front command directives were updated in the light of renewed firing across the South.
Here are the instructions: update
0-40 miles:
There are no crowds and gatherings over 500 people in open or closed.
Academics-activities-easing can be held provided that explosive voice alarm baishma or entering a protected space in accordance with the amount of time you have.
40-80 miles:
There are no crowds and gatherings over 1000 people in the open.
0-80 miles:
Open shelters.
When an alarm or audio cracks must enter the protected area in time and wait 10 minutes

“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

6:05 pm-updated guidelines the HFC.
According to the guidelines in all regions of the country can return to normal without restrictions. However, if sound alarms are required to follow the guidelines protect you.

Chief of general staff, PM Binyamin (Benny) Gantz was referring to the end of the current period and IDF achievements during the operation. “We are at the end of the ongoing systemic phase, which began a broad campaign of fire and manoeuvre was a significant land into Gaza,” space said. “Hamas has suffered a very serious injury in each amarchim. The IDF has made every effort to alert and warn the population, and to focus its action, but not for a moment forgot that he had a mission and that is to protect the citizens of the State of Israel. The outcome in Gaza is destructive and tragic guilt placed on Hamas leaders made a shpalo out of the civilian population in the form
Lacking a diagnosis “, said adding that” I hope that this lesson plan is significantly iopnam in Gaza, we fail because we don’t continue to run our power as necessary to ensure the safety of citizens of the State of Israel. “

The Chief added that the IDF will continue to protect the residents. “I am convinced that the public in the Gaza Strip can come back and live my life in a good way and quality as it was before”. “The IDF is not going anywhere.”

13. Dan battery Commander, major kognitski, Shay is an activity value of iron dome in cliff “at the briefing for reporters, saying that” so far, even in regions where more than 500 bills that went mostly to the occupied territories. We purposely. interceptors to the occupied territories, successfully “.

According to Maj. Dan kognitski, there are complexities that arise from population density and urban space. “There is also the challenge of civil aviation at the same time-we needed them tightly,” Commander of the battery. “The threat is another-Qassem and grad, but larger rockets shooting into space. It requires of us ready and sharpness. There were a lot of decisions that saved lives.

“Prepare for this showdown since the end of operation ‘ pillar ‘-lessons learned and we made preparations on the operational level, the level of awareness and analyzing scenarios”, said Maj. kognitski. “We’re not finished getting ready and looking
Primarily for the northern region where we anticipate greater challenges and prepare for them each time. We weren’t surprised that missiles were fired and we continue to prepare and look
North. I trust my people stand it either challenge another scenario and composed “.

During the truce remains battery alert and ready for action. “Now we are learning about the enemy, the form of the work and
Get ready all the time, “explained Maj. kognitski. “We have a truce? my battery slice and ready. All previous ceasefires breaks were violated and we are ready for much longer and keep ready while extreme scenarios.

“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

16. South OC
Maj. Gen. Shlomo (Sammy) turgeman, briefing reporters sustained severe damage to Hamas during the operation. “We have located and destroyed all the tunnels to the State of Israel. Hamas made the project for years and invested by tens of millions of dollars–and destroyed them in a few weeks, “said Maj. Gen. turgeman. “The operation is not over, the troops set,
And true to every task. Haven’t agreed the fight, but now we can say that higher low, dense, opposite an underground network that lies beneath the surface, fighting battles at short ranges against anti-tank, פצמ”רים, whipping, and motanim streets – and all these forces have acted with determination, professionalism and stimulates an appreciation.”

He was referring to Gen. cent ceasefires Hamas in recent weeks. “During the fighting, Hamas had erred several times by violating the truce. If Hamas signed the truce later-blunder “, warned the Commander of the פד”ם test is a test should measure over time and for a long time. We are those few minutes for each scenario. I think we should do everything to prevent Hamas to build tunnels attack operations into Israel territory even if it’s in a RAID into the territory. We have the tools to do it later. “

Also, contact South OC to residents of the South and that they can go home. We stood on a mission – destroy
All the tunnels we knew and those who have been exposed to. The security situation is better. All residents can feel safer and quieter-we have here.
All the powers and capabilities to provide security for residents. It is our job, we proved it and continue to prove it.

According to Gen. turgeman, during the operation Hamas was hit hard. and the results are important for deterrence. “There are plans to expand
The task forces are arranged. I hope that Hamas will keep the peace, “Commander פד”ם “we’re following any of the hardships on the capabilities of the enemy. When the Act are wide, complex and not necessarily. The decision-making process is proof that when we decide to act, we have the Warriors victory in places.
-Complex, I have no doubt that Hamas will take it into consideration in continuation. “

13. Chief of general staff, General Benjamin (Benny) Gantz, visited the coordination headquarters in Gaza and said that we
Make all efforts to uphold the civilian and humanitarian efforts while fighting “.

In addition, the combination between fighting and the human dimension. “The combination between the necessity of fighting on one side and the effort.
Expand as much as possible to avoid being hit and is ethical and right, “Lt. General strategic Gantz. “We have nothing against Gaza residents and have the right and the need to live like everyone else. We are entering a difficult period of reconstruction aid, it will not be only a strategic motive — but humane “side.

9:50-188 Division has been operating for several weeks in the Gaza Strip and the surrounding area. “Operating division, inter alia against traces, i.e. actions against targets based on intelligence information — whether it’s enemy, the shaft or slope
“Tunnel”, the Divisional Officer Assistant Deputy Ophir. “Against some of the goals we set
Elsewhere, made no other RAID and used bulldozers to reveal
The surface, “he added.

On 19 July the regiment lost two of its greatest warriors-major
(Res.) Amos Greenberg, of the Division; And versatility of citrus destroyed, which was used for the 48 they were killed in clashes with terrorists that came out of the tunnel and attacked a convoy of vehicles. “The closed circle using the treatment in a tunnel from which the terrorists. We finished this week, and took the same “, said Lieutenant greying. In addition, the Division has completed treatment in the tunnel.

The Division’s work in sector weakened the operational capabilities of the terrorist organization Hamas. “In relation to the operation, and Hamas attacks harder to cut out the Division significantly,” said Sgt.-major (Ret) a. evaluation officer. “In addition, the reduced threat. However, even if the quantity significantly decreased threat-one tunnel could pose a major threat, “he clarified.
(Michal gelberd, IDF website)

“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

“In relation to the operation, and Hamas attacks are harder to cut out the Division significantly.” Photo: דו”ץ

9:20 – the IDF spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Motti these comments refer to the ceasefire which is expected to last for approximately 72 hours. “We constantly restrictions-it’s not over, it’s over,” said Brig. Gen. these comments. “We’ve seen
In the last hours we thought the fire really breaks attendance, then saw things.
Others. We carefully and keep them alert and vigilant. “

“In the next few minutes and while we finish of IDF forces from the Gaza Strip, set up along the border and we’il reassess. Once you update us and the political echelon asks us about other actions we make them, “said
The IDF has to mention the exit from Gaza is not a condition for the cease-fire resolution Israel-withdraw the troops due to operational considerations. “

Rocket launchings continued until minutes before the truce took effect. “There’s a story here that Hamas wants to tell about the ability to launch even at the last minute and opposite has the facts on the ground in attacks on Hamas-related and that he found it”, explained these comments General.
“I suggest you leave now – stories we estimate from intelligence information and from what we see in the blow suffered by Hamas is very hard, and
Close we nbses the IDF’s activity and move on to continue.

“Cliff” continued; “the army is ready to fight any way I need.”

 

7:35 pm-Chief of staff, General Benjamin (Benny) Ganz referred to continuing operational activities during operation “Cliff” and stressed that “the operation is not completed and performed in these regards absolute moments among the political, strategic and military hierarchy of the operative. Excellent work done here and needed every step of the way.

Southern Command Chief, Maj. Gen. Solomon (Sammy) 994 added that “in the next few hours to finish the job of destroying the tunnels which penetrate to Israel territory.” He said that over the past two weeks have dealt with forces all the Gaza Strip. “Everywhere the enemy that we protect the tunnels-traced the tunnels and destroyed them,” said Maj. Gen. turgeman. “All the tunnels that met the destroyed. All
We found tunnels while the operation-destroyed as well.

Champion turgeman said that the disabled space tunnels. “We are ready to complete the task within hours against the property.
The strategy of Hamas. Mission accomplished thanks to the soldiers and commanders who paid with their lives, bodies and souls. “

9:21-a short while ago IDF terrorist attack in the southern Gaza Strip by Israeli aircraft spotted the violation.

8:57-IDF Brig. Gen. Motti addressed these comments
The fire towards UNRWA school and stressed that “there is a preliminary investigation of the facts, we don’t have at the moment because all authentication activities performed there by the IDF.
We assault near the school, rather than seeing IDF attacks in the region. ” It also added these comments that the general strengthening of the investigation continues. “We have no confirmation that the shooting
This was carried out by IDF forces and we continue to see, “explained.

In general these comments addressed the complexity of fightin’ in populated areas. “There is
To try and separate the complexity and endanger soldiers travelling in operational activities, “said IDF spokesman.” we have no interest in harming civilians, we should allow them to regroup, to stock up on food and water, apply on us debt and we must uphold them. He said fighting this type committed troops to the civilian population as much as possible within the areas. “However those few minutes, Hamas forces its citizens to stay out of the fighting, said Brig. Gen. these comments. “We’re doing what we need to do and what Hamas wants. These citizens are caught in a situation in which Hamas would require them to stay in combat zones have no interest in harming them and the designed exactly for these reasons.

As for further action during the operation, “said Brigadier General stated that these comments are not finished.
There are steps being watched and the strength to continue. We are close to completing the tunnel’s destination and that in order to maximize the handling of possible tunnels “.

-Published: 20 concerns the residents of the terrorism phenomenon, yesterday (Sunday) there was a meeting between the Commander of 91st Division, Brig. Gen. Moni Katz, and heads of authorities and security officers on the northern border. “The troops are doing routine security operations by the defense and intelligence gathering”, said Brig. Gen. Katz referring to the IDF’s cooperation with authorities.

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