Dec. 30: ‘Axis of Resistance’ operations against Israeli occupation

Iran Press TV

Sunday, 31 December 2023 8:22 AM

By Press TV Website Staff

Resistance groups in Palestine and across the region continue their operations against Israel and its Western backers amid the regime’s genocidal war on the Gaza Strip, which has claimed the lives of more than 21,000 Palestinians, mostly children and women.

The operations carried out by the Palestinian and regional resistance groups on Saturday, December 30, are as follows:

Qassam Brigades’ operations on Dec. 30:

  • Completely destroyed an Israeli troop carrier north of the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip with an ‘Al-Yassin’ 105 shell.
  • Detonated a Merkava tank with a ‘Shuath’ device north of Bureij camp and targeted another Merkava with an ‘Al-Yassin’ 105 shell, inflicting heavy damage.
  • Targeted two Israeli military tanks and two troop carriers with ‘Al-Yassin’ 105 shells and detonated a ‘Shuath’ device in a third tank.
  • Engaged in clashes with Israeli special forces in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood in Gaza City, killing and wounding over 20 regime soldiers.
  • Targeted a Merkava tank with a ‘Shuath’ device in the Sheikh Radwan area of ​​Gaza City.
  • Targeted concentrations of Israeli military vehicles and soldiers in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, with mortar shells.
  • Blew up a house in Khan Yunis city with explosive devices, in which several regime soldiers were holed up, causing deaths and injuries.
  • Targeted a Merkava tank with an ‘Al-Yassin’ 105 shell in the Khuza’a area, east of Khan Yunis city in southern Gaza.
  • Targeted an Israeli military infantry force holed up inside a building in the Sheikh Ajlin area in Gaza City with an anti-fortified TBG shell.
  • Shot at an Israeli soldier with a heavy-caliber M99 sniper rifle in Sheikh Ajlin, ​​Gaza City.
  • Targeted eight Israeli military tanks with ‘Al-Yassin’ 105 shells in the Al-Tuffah and Al-Daraj neighborhoods in Gaza City.
  • Targeted groups of Israeli regime soldiers and vehicles east of Rafah with heavy-caliber mortar shells.
  • Targeted two Humvees with explosive devices and clashed with their members with machine guns, causing deaths and injuries in Sheikh Ajlin.
  • Targeted a gathering of Israeli regime soldiers and vehicles east of Khuza’a, south of the Gaza Strip, with a barrage of mortar shells.
  • Targeted a Merkava tank with an ‘Al-Yassin’ 105 shell in Sheikh Ajlin neighborhood.
  • Ambushed an Israeli military infantry force that had barricaded itself inside a building in the Al-Tuffah and Al-Daraj neighborhoods, killing and wounding its members.

Quds Brigade’s operations on Dec. 30:

  • Engaged in clashes with Israeli regime soldiers on the front lines north and east of the city of Khan Yunis city in southern Gaza.
  • Targeted “Nir Am” and “Mefalsim” kibbutzes with a barrage of rockets.
  • Targeted an Israeli troop carrier and two tanks with ‘Tandem’ and RPG shells in Al-Tuffah and Al-Daraj in Gaza City.
  • Targeted Israeli regime concentrations in the Bani Suhaila area, east of Khan Yunis city, with a barrage of 60-caliber regular mortar shells.
  • Targeted and destroyed an Israeli military vehicle with an explosive device east of the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.
  • Targeted military concentrations with a barrage of 60-caliber regular mortar shells around the Mahatta area and Street 5 in Khan Yunis city.
  • Targeted Israeli regime forces east of Rafah with a barrage of mortar shells.
  • Targeted the regime’s military concentrations in the Abasan area, east of Khan Yunis, with a barrage of 60-caliber regular mortar shells.
  • Targeted military concentrations of soldiers and vehicles in the vicinity of the mills south of Deir al-Balah with a barrage of 60-caliber regular mortar shells.
  • In a joint operation with Qassam Brigades, targeted a large gathering of Israeli soldiers and a command and control center with a concentrated rocket barrage and a barrage of mortar shells, in the land of Abu Oreiban, southeast of the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood.

Hezbollah’s operations on Dec. 30:

Eastern sector:

  • At around 13:50 local time, a drone attack was launched on the Ramtha site in Shebaa.
  • At around 15:15 local time, Israeli regime soldiers were targeted in the Beit Hilal with appropriate weapons, confirmed casualties.
  • At around 15:30 local time, gatherings of Israeli regime soldiers in the vicinity of the Ramim barracks were targeted with appropriate weapons.

Western sector:

  • At around 12:40 local time, Israeli soldiers in the Adathir forest were targeted with appropriate weapons, confirmed casualties.

Iraqi resistance’s operations on Dec. 30:

  • Launched three separate attacks against US military bases in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region and Syria, inflicting casualties and collateral damage.
  • Launched a drone strike at US-occupied al-Harir Airbase, situated 45 kilometers (27.9 miles) north of the Erbil International Airport, causing extensive damage.
  • Fred a barrage of rockets at a US military base in al-Shaddadi town, located about 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Syria’s northeastern city of Hasakah, resulting in damage.
  • Targeted the US-run facility in Kharab al-Jir military base in the Yarubiyah district of the same Syrian province with rockets, causing damage.

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