IDF Spokesperson Up to Date Figures - Operation Protective Edge August 5, 2014 Location : Tel Aviv Up to Date Figures – Operation Protective Edge 3,356 rockets fired at Israel 2,303 hit Israel 356 intended at IDF forces operating in Gaza 116 of which hit populated areas (3.45%) 578 were intercepted by Iron Dome 475 landed within the Gaza Strip Prior to the operation, the IDF estimated the Gaza rockets arsenal at approximately 10,000 rockets. 1/3 of which were fired at Israel, and an additional 1/3 was demolished by the IDF. Geographic Breakdown 69.4% fired from the northern Gaza Strip 12.9% fired from the central Gaza Strip 17.3% fired from the southern Gaza Strip 597 rockets were launched from civilian facilities abused by terrorists (18%) Approx. 260 launched from educational facilities (schools) Approx. 127 launched from cemeteries Approx. 160 launched from religious sites Approx. 50 launched from hospitals 4,762 terror sites struck across the Gaza Strip: 1,678 rockets launching capabilities 977 command and control centers 237 militant wing government faculties 191 weapon storage and manufacturing facilities 144 training and militant compounds 1,535 additional terror sites Eliminating Mission - Gaza tunnel network 32 Terror tunnels neutralized 14 crossed into Israel 2 tunnels had shafts located 300-500 Meters from Israel 750- 1,000 militants targeted At least 253 Hamas operatives At least 147 Palestinian Islamic Jihad operatives At least 65 operatives of various organizations At least 603 operatives whose affiliation is unknown In addition, 159 suspected terrorists have been questioned by Israeli security forces, 25 of which are currently imprisoned. Israeli Casualties 3 civilians killed 64 IDF soldiers killed in combat 83 Israeli civilians wounded 463 IDF soldiers wounded 1,856 trucks of Humanitarian aid supplied to Gaza, carrying 40,550 tons 1,491 trucks with 37,178 tons of foods 220 trucks with 1,694 humanitarian supplies 106 trucks with 1,029 tons of medical supplies 82,201 IDF Reserve Duty Personnel
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Tuesday, August 05, 2014
IDF Operation Data: 25 Gaza terrorists held, 3,356 rockets fired: 475 (14%) landed in Gaza by mistake
Posted by GS Don Morris, Ph.D./Chana Givon at 11:12 PM
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