Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - International Service: The Zionist Army announced: Since the beginning of the ground operation, the number of officers and soldiers killed has reached 84 and since the October 7th attack, their number has reached 408.
The Zionist Army also announced that two officers were killed in clashes in the northern Gaza Strip, which increases the number of soldiers have killed to seven today.
On the other hand, Avikhai Adrei, the spokesman of the Zionist regime army announced on his page on X channel: We are in the heart of Khan Yunis region. Since the beginning of the ground operations, we have witnessed the most intense battles in terms of the number of the enemy's forces killed and the number of clashes and air and ground attacks.
Also, the headquarters of the Zionist regime announced that this regime has entered the third stage of ground operations in Gaza.
According to Isna, the Chief of Staff of the Zionist Army said: "We have moved to the third stage of ground operations and have started actions against Hamas headquarters in the south."
He said: "Our forces are encircling the Khan Yunis region and strengthening their gains in the north of the Gaza Strip."
The Chief of Staff of the Zionist Army claimed: We have taken a number of Hamas headquarters under our control and killed a large number of its commanders in recent days.
Meanwhile, Al-Sharq TV reported that dozens of tanks and armored vehicles, along with military bulldozers with air support and warplanes, surrounded the city of Khan Yunis in the south of the Gaza Strip.
Armored vehicles and military equipment of the occupiers surrounded the city from the northern, eastern and western sides, while the southern side of the city and Rafah are still open.
The occupying army continues to penetrate many areas, so that many of these areas witness intense conflicts.
It should be noted that more than 16,000 people have been martyred and around 40,000 others have been injured in the brutal attacks of the Zionist regime on Gaza.