IDF Spokesman Hagari: ‘We will fight with maximum force against Hamas in south Gaza’

Israel National News reports: “IDF Spokesperson, Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari, released a statement in English regarding the IDF’s operations against Hamas in Gaza and efforts to mitigate civilian harm.

‘We have entered a new phase in our war against Hamas. Hamas broke the humanitarian pause when it violated the hostage release agreement by refusing to release women, children, and babies, as agreed. Hamas also fired rockets at Israeli homes. It should be clear to everyone by now: Hamas chooses war. ‘ Hagari stated.

Hagari declared that as the IDF expands its operation, it remains committed to its goals of securing the release of the hostages and the dismantling of Hamas. He added that the IDF will continue to operate according to international law.

‘We pursued them in northern Gaza; we now pursue Hamas in southern Gaza, too. We will operate with maximum force against Hamas terrorists and infrastructure while minimizing harm to civilians that Hamas places around them as shields,’ Hagari added…”

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