February 01, 2024: IDF: Operations of the 55th Reserve Brigade in Khan Yunis: 70 tunnel shafts dismantled and numerous terrorist operatives eliminated in battles with IDF troops

In the past two months, the 55th Brigade has been operating in the Khan Yunis area. The brigade located and dismantled tunnel shafts, destroyed numerous weapons and eliminated a large number of terrorists. In recent weeks, the soldiers identified two sites used by Hamas terrorists to launch rockets toward Israeli territory.

In another operation, the brigade’s sniper teams identified and eliminated several terrorist cells. Additionally, an RPG was fired at the troops, who returned fire toward the building from where the shots were fired. During this encounter, IDF soldier First Sergeant Gideon Ilani z”l fell in battle.

The soldiers of the 55th Brigade have left the southern Gaza Strip and have been replaced by other forces in the area.

Footage from the operations of the 55th Brigade: https://bit.ly/3UmntOB

Photos from the operations of the 55th Brigade:http://01022024398574https://IDFANC.activetrail.biz/ANC01022024398574

Departure order of the commander of Battalion 7155, LTC (Res.) Meir: https://bit.ly/3SFogsG

Photos of the weapons located by the 55th Brigade: https://IDFANC.activetrail.biz/ANC01022024938476

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