Fatah about Israel’s attack on Islamic Jihad: Israel is “a fascist, Nazi, and murderous occupation”
Fatah about Israel’s attack on Islamic Jihad’s terror infrastructure: Israel is “a fascist, Nazi, and murderous occupation”
[Official PA TV, Aug. 5, 2022]
Official Fatah Spokesperson in the Gaza Strip Mundhir Al-Hayek: “We are standing against a fascist, Nazi, and murderous occupation. Today [Aug. 5, 2022] the occupation declared war on the Palestinian people, attacked the homes of civilians, and killed children with missiles.”
Operation Breaking Dawn - Following the arrest of Islamic Jihad's West Bank commander Bassam Al-Sa'adi on Aug. 1, 2022, the terror organization planned to attack Israeli civilians living near the Gaza Strip, according to Israeli military intelligence. Israel was forced to put those civilians in total lockdown, closing all roads and cancelling buses and trains. After three days of lockdown, on Aug. 5 Israel began attacking the terror organization's infrastructure and killed two of its top leaders, northern Gaza commander Tayseer Jabari and southern Gaza commander Khaled Mansour. Islamic Jihad fired over 1,100 rockets and missiles at Israeli residential areas, with approximately 200 rockets falling short inside Gaza, killing at least 16 Palestinian residents including children. Hamas reported a total of 44 Palestinians killed during the operation, at least 15 of whom were members of terror organizations. Operation Breaking Dawn ended with a ceasefire under Egyptian mediation on Aug. 7, 2022.