Estimate: Hamas' Rocket Supply Has Dwindled to a Few Hundred
Israel’s defense echelon estimates that Hamas’ rocket supply has dwindled significantly, and currently stands at just a few hundred, Israeli media reported.
At the start of the war, Hamas was believed to possess about 20,000 rockets and mortars, most of them short-range. In the first four hours of the October 7 attack, Hamas fired 3,000 rockets and mortars towards Israel. In total, throughout the war, around 9,000 rockets crossed into Israeli territory.
It is estimated that many of the rockets fired by terror groups fell within Gaza, and therefore the number of rockets used is over 9,000. In addition, IDF operations have significantly reduced the supply of rockets which the terror groups still hold.
The IDF’s search for rockets is still ongoing, and the IDF continues to destroy both rockets and rocket launchers. In recent days, the IDF has operated in an area from which rockets were fired last week toward Gaza border towns, and rocket launchers were discovered. It was also reported that the IDF located rocket launchers in an olive grove.
Due to the dramatic decrease in the number of rockets still held by the terror group, the rocket fire toward Israel has dramatically decreased. To further reduce Hamas’ ability to manufacture rockets during the fighting, and reduce the ability to fire rockets on the “day after” the war ends, the IDF is focusing on locating the rocket manufacturing sites. (INN / VFI News)
“But the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the unfaithful will be torn from it.” - Proverbs 2:22