Major General Faiz al-Duwairi, a military and strategic expert, said that the shooting of an Israeli officer by a member of the al-Qassam Brigades – the military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) – was a deliberate targeting, and shows resistance snipers and capture. Basic differences between military snipers.
Al Jazeera broadcast footage of the battle between the al-Qassam Brigades and Israeli occupation forces in the Tal al-Hawa and Sheikh Radwan areas in the western Gaza Strip, including the moment when al-Qassam shot an Israeli officer during the fighting. attacked, leading to his downfall. He fell to the ground, and the rest of the soldiers ran away.
Al-Duwairi reported in an analysis for Al Jazeera that the sniping operation was accompanied by a penetrating shot, and was carried out deliberately, as the sniper saw 3 soldiers, and chose to aim at the officer among them. Chosen, whoever was able to isolate him by giving instructions and orders to the soldiers accompanying him.
The military expert pointed out that this reflects the excellence of the Qassami fighters and their understanding of the laws of war and the foundations on which they are built, and it also reflects the great moral difference between them and Israeli occupation army snipers .
In this context, al-Duwairi pointed out that the sniper in the occupation army targets any moving object, and therefore does not single out anyone, and most of his victims are civilians, including women, children, and the elderly. , while Qassam sniper is keen to be selective and aim qualitatively by targeting an officer from the army.
The military expert believes the recent al-Qassam clip sends a clear message that – 118 days after the aggression on the Gaza Strip began and talk of moving into the third phase – the resistance is still effective and influential, and Israeli society knows it. It should be that his army cannot achieve victory in any area.
During the “Al-Aqsa Flood” battle, the Al-Qassam Brigades continued to document their operations against the occupying forces, such as targeting troops, tanks and military vehicles with anti-personnel shells, armor and fortifications, ambushes, sniper operations and booby-trapping. Aiming with. – Making tunnels in areas where the occupation has entered.
Al-Duwairi said that, more than two and a half weeks ago, the al-Qassam Brigades were able to rebuild the organizational structure of the Khan Yunis and al-Shamal Brigades and activate their combat readiness, each with an average of 12 battalions. With a strength of 850 to 1,250 fighters, which was confirmed by the fighting in the al-Tufa, al-Shujaiya and al-Darraj neighborhoods last week.
Regarding changes in fighting in the north, al-Duwairi said that after the humanitarian ceasefire, the nature of fighting there changed along with defensive fighting. After its management was based on the process of repelling and fighting behind enemy lines, the fighting became more decentralized, and the method of surveillance and decoy was adopted.