Israeli Army Footage Shows Ground Troops Entering Gaza

A video clip released by the Israeli military on Friday (July 18) showed six tanks rolling in through the sand dunes of Gaza, after a soldier opened a border fence, and long rows of foot soldiers. The video included a message from a commander communicated to ground troops, saying: "We are engaging in an operation against Hamas, in order to return the peace to Israeli citizens. Your nation is behind you and the terrorists from Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad are ahead of you."

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