GAZA LIVE BLOG: Israel Intensifies Shelling of Central Gaza | Iran Threatens Retaliation | Israeli Crimes in Gaza Continue | More Soldiers Killed – DAY 82

The Israeli army continues its military operations by land, air and sea. (Photo: via Eye on Palestine)

By Palestine Chronicle Staff  

On the 82nd day of the Israeli genocide in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli army continued its military operations by land, air and sea.

Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas broadcast videos of its fighters targeting Israeli military vehicles penetrating the Sheikh al-Zayed area in northern Gaza.  

Iran threatened retaliation against the assassination by Israel of one of its top generals in Syria, while the Lebanese Resistance group Hezbollah escalated its attacks on Israeli occupation soldiers in south Lebanon.

According to Gaza’s Ministry of Health, 20,915 Palestinians have been killed, and 54,918 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7. Palestinian and international estimates say that the majority of those killed and wounded are women and children.

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Thursday, December 28, 06:30 am

ISRAELI ARMY: Three military personnel – two officers and one soldier – were killed in battles in the central Gaza Strip.

Thursday, December 28, 01:15 am

AL-JAZEERA An Israeli bombing on Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip left a woman dead and a number of wounded.

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: The Islamic Resistance in Iraq announced that it attacked a “vital target” south of the Eliad settlement in Israel.

Wednesday, December 27, 11:50 pm (GMT+3)

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: Israel is waiting in the next few days for the response of Hamas through Qatari mediators regarding the prisoner exchange deal.

YEDIOTH AHRONOTH: A drone exploded after being launched from Syrian territory south of the Golan.

AL-JAZEERA: Casualties were reported in an Israeli bombing that targeted a house in the Al-Zawaida area in the central Gaza Strip.

FRENCH PRESIDENCY: Macron informed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a call of the necessity of working towards a permanent ceasefire.

AL-JAZEERA: Seven Palestinians were killed in an Israeli raid on a house in the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip.

‘I Just Want My Son to Live’ – The Unparalleled Tragedy of Gaza’s Mohammed Zayed

Wednesday, December 27, 11:00 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI CHANNEL 13: Israeli soldiers who were wounded in Gaza battles have refused a visit by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The soldiers are currently being treated in two different hospitals, Hadasa in Jerusalem and Sheeba Hospital, east of Tel Aviv.

RESISTANCE NEWS NETWORK: Al-Qassam Brigades broadcast a video featuring an Israeli soldier who was detained by the Resistance during the Israeli war on Gaza in 2014.

Why is the Central Gaza Battle the Most Decisive? – ANALYSIS

Wednesday, December 27, 10:10 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Relatives and friends of Israelis detained in the Gaza Strip demonstrated at Ben Gurion Airport – the main international airport in Israel – to demand their release and return.

UN Appoints Gaza Humanitarian Coordinator following Security Council Resolution

Wednesday, December 27, 9:30 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI ARMY SPOKESPERSON: The Israeli army deploys two additional brigades in the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, December 27, 8:30 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI MEDIA: Two Israeli hospitals received 20 soldiers injured in Gaza.

ISLAMIC RESISTANCE IN IRAQ: We targeted, with a drone, an American base near Erbil Airport in the Kurdistan Region.

GANTZ: Israeli War Council member Benny Gantz at a press conference in Tel Aviv.

ISRAELI CHIEF OF STAFF: Our forces are highly prepared in the north and are ready to attack if necessary.

Israeli Airstrike Targets South Lebanon, Kills Three Citizens

Wednesday, December 27, 7:20 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: A fire broke out inside a health center in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip following an Israeli artillery shelling.

AL-QASSAM-FIGHTERS: Fighters who returned from the combat fronts in the Al-Satwarfi area reported clashes for six hours on Tuesday night with machine guns, Al-Yassin 105, Shuath anti-tank devices, and TBG anti-fortification shells. An Israeli helicopter intervened to rescue their forces.

Wednesday, December 27, 6:30 pm (GMT+3)

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: Our fighters targeted three Israeli military vehicles with RPG and Tandom shells, in the Al-Tuffah and Sheikh Radwan areas in Gaza City.


Our fighters targeted 7 Israeli vehicles with Al-Yassin 105 shells in Jabalia Al-Balad, killing and wounding a number of soldiers.

We targeted a special Zionist unit fortified in a house in the Jabaliya Al-Balad area using an RPO-A anti-fortification missile for the first time.

We targeted a helicopter with a SAM-18 missile in the Al-Saftawi area, north of Gaza City.

We sniped a zionist soldier east of the city of Khan Younis in the south of the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, December 27, 5:30 pm (GMT+3)

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted Kiryat Shmona with 30 Katyusha rockets.

AL-JAZEERA: Two Palestinians were martyred in an Israeli bombing of the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Former Israeli National Security Chief to NYT: Hamas is not collapsing and every day we face difficult battles. Hamas has the ability to quickly replace its killed leaders.

AL-JAZEERA: The number of Palestinians killed as a result of the continued Israeli bombing of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip has risen to 30.

AL-QASSAM: We bombed two gatherings of occupation vehicles and soldiers in Khan Yunis.

Wednesday, December 27, 4:30 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI GOVERNMENT: : We are preparing for all possible scenarios with Hezbollah.

ISRAELI MEDIA: One of the three soldiers killed today was the deputy company commander of the Givati ​​Brigade.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We destroyed an Israeli troop carrier with an Al-Yassin 105 missile.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: Our fighters clashed with an Israeli foot force of 10 soldiers, leaving them dead and wounded in the Al-Katiba axis in Khan Yunis.

Wednesday, December 27, 3:30 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded in the Nahal Oz settlement in the Gaza Strip.

IRANIAN FM: Israel will not win, and Washington must let the Palestinian people decide their fate for themselves.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted an Israeli tank in the Bureij camp.

AL-JAZEERA: an Israeli military helicopter transported wounded soldiers from Gaza to Soroka Hospital in Bir al Saba (Beersheba).

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We shot down an Israeli drone in Gaza

ISRAELI DEFENSE MINISTRY: The Israeli Ministry of Defense announced that it had purchased spare parts for Merkava tanks and Tiger personnel carriers, for approximately $275 million.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation forces launched a new air strike on Juhr al-Dik, south of Gaza City.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES :We destroyed a Merkava tank in the Bureij camp with an explosive device.

Wednesday, December 27, 2:30 pm (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: The death toll resulting from the Israeli bombing of Khan Yunis has risen to 27.

HEZBOLLAH: We bombed the Khirbet Ma’ar site with Burkan missiles , causing confirmed casualties.

PALESTINIAN RED CRESCENT: Scores of people were killed and wounded in the bombing of a residential building in front of Al-Amal Hospital in Khan Yunis.

AL-JAZEERA: There were wounded in an Israeli bombing in front of the Al-Amal Hospital of the Palestinian Red Crescent in Khan Yunis.

AL-JAZEERA: 12 missiles were fired from southern Lebanon towards Israeli artillery positions in the occupied Kfar Shuba hills.

GAZA HEALTH MINISTRY: 21,110 Palestinians have been killed, and 55,243 wounded in Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza starting on October 7.

AL-JAZEERA: 10 missiles were fired towards Israeli military sites in the occupied Shebaa Farms.

AL-QASSAM BRIGADES: We targeted 4 military bulldozers and a Merkava tank.

Wednesday, December 27, 1:30 pm (GMT+3)

ISRAELI ARMY: 44 soldiers were injured in the Gaza Strip battles in the last 24 hours.

AL-JAZEERA: The bodies of four Palestinians were recovered as a result of the Israeli bombing from the Ma’an and Abasan areas, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

HEZBOLLAH: We targeted with missiles a tent of a special force in the enemy army south of the Al-Dhahira site, killing and wounding its members.

ISRAELI CHANNEL 12: A soldier from the Paratroopers Brigade returning from Gaza opened fire after waking up from a nightmare and wounded his comrades.

STATE COMPTROLLER OF ISRAEL: We will investigate “responsibility for the events of October 7 at all levels, political, military and civilian.”

ISRAELI ARMY: We bombed a Hezbollah military site.

ISRAELI ARMY RADIO: Several rockets fell in open areas near Arab Al-Aramsha in the Western Galilee

Wednesday, December 27, 12:20 pm (GMT+3)

BEN-GVIR: Israeli Minister of National Security Ben Gvir said that the reason for not extending the term of the Prison Service Commissioner was “her leniency with Hamas prisoners and her negotiations to improve their conditions.”

ISRAELI MEDIA: Sirens are currently sounding in the settlements surrounding Gaza.

AL-QUDS BRIGADES: We are engaged in fierce clashes with the occupation.

AL-JAZEERA: The Israeli occupation army fired smoke bombs and artillery shelling east of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, December 27, 11:00 am (GMT+3)

ISRAELI MEDIA: The Israeli army is pushing to discuss a plan for the post-war scenario but the political level does not allow this.

HEZBOLLAH: Our forces targeted a gathering of Israeli soldiers in the vicinity of the Al-Bahri site.

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli gunboats bomb the coast of Rafah.

ISREALI MEDIA: Six missiles launched from Lebanese territory towards Ras Naqoura were intercepted.

AL-JAZEERA: Sirens sounded in Ras Naqoura in the Western Galilee, and they indicated the explosion of Israeli interceptor missiles in the airspace of the town of Naqoura in southern Lebanon.

IRAN: Israel seeks to drag the rest of the regional parties into the conflict.

AL-JAZEERA: Clashes took place between the Israeli occupation army and the Palestinian resistance in Juhr al-Dik, south of Gaza City.

Wednesday, December 27, 10:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-QUDS: Our fighters bombed Nahal Oz with 107 rockets and mortar shells.

ISRAELI MEDIA: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused to discuss the next phase of the war at the War Council meeting and postponed it to an indefinite date.

AL-JAZEERA: Five Palestinians were killed and a number were wounded in an Israeli bombing of a school housing displaced people in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, December 27, 09:00 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Israeli occupation artillery continued to bombard areas in Gaza City, noting that the sounds of violent clashes were heard.

Wednesday, December 27, 07:25 am (GMT+3)

AL-JAZEERA: Intense Israeli shelling of areas east of the central Gaza Strip.

ISRAELI ARMY: Two soldiers and one officer killed in Gaza fighting.

(The Palestine Chronicle) 

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