At around 11:00 AM, Hamas fired shoulder aimed rocket at IAF Apache helicopter near Khan Yunis in Gaza. IAF Helicopter took evasive action, no injuries or damage.
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The picture above and the following five are incredible shots of IDF helicopters used in a variety of missions. These warplanes are ready to act on a moment’s notice to defend the State of Israel.
Over Shabbat, a woman from Yitzhar began having contractions.
Unable to get to the hospital because of the snow on the road, an IDF helicopter was called in.
The helicopter landed in Yitzhar and transported the woman to Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikva.
No news yet if it was a boy or a girl.
Five IDF soldiers were injured last night at the start of the clash with Gaza.
A Golani unit was in the process of destroying the terror tunnel discovered on October 7 that led to the inside of Israeli Kibbutz Ein HaShlosha, when they were injured in an explosion. It is not yet clear if the explosion was from an explosive device or mortar fire.
Reportedly, the soldiers were 100 meters inside Gaza, working on destroying the part of the terror tunnel on the Gaza side of the fence.
The soldiers were evacuated to Soroka hospital in Be’er Sheva by helicopter. At least one was brought in, in serious condition, one in moderate, and the rest with lighter injuries.
The soldier who was seriously injured is Achiyah Klein (Achiyah ben Nira) of Kfar Etzion. Klein is an officer in the Yahalam combat engineering unit.
The IDF responded with tank fire, helicopter fire, and reportedly navy fire at Khan Yunis in Gaza.
Four Gazan terrorists were killed in the IDF response.
Recently, the IDF began reducing the forces placed within the Gaza border communities, saying that the situation is now safer along the Gaza border. On Thursday evening the IDF pulled out their last soldier stationed within the communities in Sha’ar HaNegev.
The Mossad gave an assessment this week, that as US pressured talks progress with the Palestinian Authority, Hamas will escalate their terror activities against Israel.
An IDF pilot made an emergency landing in Bethlehem when he noticed a malfunction in his Blackhawk helicopter Wednesday, according to Israel Defense. Air Force technicians arrived to report the chopper under the protection of army soldiers.
The helicopter was on a training mission at the time, and the pilot returned the aircraft to its base after repairs were completed.
Turkish planes shot down a Syrian Helicopter which Turkey claims was flying 2 kilometers inside their airspace, according to an AFP report on Monday.
Turkey claims to have warned the Syrians a few times to exit their airspace, before hitting the helicopter with a missile. The helicopter reportedly crashed on Syrian soil.
On Tuesday, Egyptian helicopter gunships attacked and killed dozens of Islamic terrorists in northern Sinai. The operation is reportedly still ongoing.
Since the military coup which overthrew the elected Muslim Brotherhood president, Egypt has been stepping up operations to stamp out the Islamic terrorists who have been attacking Egyptian, and even Israeli interests.
On Monday, Egypt reportedly arrested 2 al-Qaida members who fired rockets at Israel.