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Heavy Israeli Losses In First Day Of Surprise Palestinian Attack (Photos)

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Heavy Israeli Losses In First Day Of Surprise Palestinian Attack (Photos)

Col. Jonathan Steinberg, the commander of the Nahal Brigade, is the highest ranking Israeli officer killed in the Palestinian attack so far. (Israel Defense Forces)

Israel has sustained heavy human and material losses on the first day of the unprecedented large-scale Palestinian attack.

Palestinian armed factions in the Gaza Strip led by the Hamas Movement launched the surprise attack on the morning of October 7.

The attack, codenamed “Al-Qasa Flood,” began with a barrage of hundreds of rockets that targeted southern and central Israel. Several groups of Palestinian fighters later infiltrate nearby settlements and military positions from land, sea and air.

At least 350 people were killed on the first day of the attack. The Israeli Ministry of Health said that 1,864 others were wounded. Among them are currently 19 in critical condition, 326 seriously wounded and 359 in moderate condition. There are also 821 people lightly wounded and 20 being treated for traumatic stress. An additional 223 people are under medical supervision.

The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) published on October 8 the names of 26 service members who were killed during clashes with Palestinian fighters at settlement and military positions near Gaza Strip during the past day.

Among those killed there were the following offices:

  • Colonel Jonathan Steinberg, 42, the commander of the Nahal Brigade;
  • Lieutenant Colonel Sahar Machluf, 36, the commander of the 481st Signal Battalion;
  • Major Chen Buchris, 26, the deputy commander of the elite special reconnaissance Maglan unit;
  • Captain Adir Ovadi, 23, a commander in the Home Front Command;
  • Captain Yotam Ben Bassat, 24, a commander in the Multidimensional Unit;
  • Lieutenant Or Moses, 22, a commander in the Home Front Command;
  • Lieutenant Yiftah Yaabetz, 23, a commander in Maglan;
  • Lieutenant Menashe Yoav Maliev, 19, an officer in the 7th Armored Brigade;
  • Lieutenant Or Yosef Ran, 29, a commander in Duvdevan;
  • Lieutenant Ido Edri, 24, an infantry officer;
  • 2nd Lieutenant Adar Ben Simon, 20, a commander in the Home Front Command;
  • 2nd Lieutenant Yanai Kaminka, 20, a commander in the Home Front Command.

At least 30 other of those killed in the attack were police officers. The remaining fatalities were mostly civilians, some of whom are foreign nationals.

The IDF also sustained heavy losses in equipment. The Russian Rybar news channel on Telegram listed the following documented equipment losses:

  • Seven Merkava Mark III and IV were lost: two were destroyed, three were damaged and captured and two others were captured in a working condition;
  • Two Namer heavy armored personnel carriers were captured in working condition;
  • 12 Achzarit and M113 armored personnel carriers were captured in working condition;
  • Two mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles were captured in working condition;
  • More than ten Humvee and other high mobility vehicles were captured in working condition;
  • Three D9R armored bulldozers were captured in working condition;
  • Three HEMTT 8×8 heavy tactical trucks were captured in working condition;
  • Three FMTV 6×6 medium tactical trucks were captured in working conditions;

While some of the lighter captured vehicles were taken back to Gaza, it is very likely that heavier ones were sabotaged or completely destroyed by Palestinian fighters.

Heavy Israeli Losses In First Day Of Surprise Palestinian Attack (Photos)

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In addition, more than 3,000 rockets launched from Gaza damaged dozens of houses and hundreds of cars in southern and central Israel. The Rutenberg Power Station near Ashkelon city was also badly damaged.

Heavy Israeli Losses In First Day Of Surprise Palestinian Attack (Photos)

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Overall, the Palestinian attack was a major blow to Israel. The Israeli intelligence failed to predict the attack, while the military and security forces failed to deal with it. As of October 8, many areas outside of Gaza are still under the control of Palestinian fighters.

Israel will likely respond to the attack by launching a ground operation inside Gaza after securing its surroundings. This will only lead to more losses.

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choke

israeli intelligence failed to predict the attack and idf bombed weapon factories in gaza??? thus intelligence knew about the position weapon factory but can not predict! you may conclude intelligence was provoking as they avoided prevention is better then curing.

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Sunny

my initial impression was that this was a false flag to wipe out the palestinians and seize all of their land. that’s still on the table but the 2nd option that this is a catalyst for a larger war in the middle east is becoming more likely. israel says they are going to mobilize 100k something reservists. they wouldn’t need that if all they’re going to fight is a couple hundred or maybe a few thousand hamas fighters with rusty ak’s.

Last edited 7 months ago by Sunny
stopthewarnow

it looks like the type of false flag as pearl harbor but hamas leadership must be infiltrated to start this suicide mission. let’s see what happens.

Lo Hung Testicle

good. its time for the jew question to be answered. finally if iran gets involved they can blow israel and his 100k fagot soldiers off the map.

Daniel

the list of countries that condemned hamaz and called palestinian terrorists: us, uk, all eu countries, canada, australia, new zealand, japan, india ( putin’s dear friend modi strongly condemned palestinian as terrorists) kenya, uganda, thailand, singapore, nepal .. i personally think the worst dick suker was modi with 5 long sentences in service for apartheid state!

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zman

yeah, what a surprise. it shows which countries are owned by israelis. this has the potential for a real blow to israel and it’s supporters…especially those who ‘normalized’.

Dstroj

“if every single jew born anywhere in the world has the right to become an israeli citizen, then all the palestinians who were chucked out of palestine by the zionist government should have the same right, very simple.”

tariq ali

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IDF Mythology Destroyed

not looking so good for mossad and idf

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Murphy

it will look even worse for hamas and palestine soon.

((((()))))

you haven’t woken up yet. its ok. most western retards haven’t. your military brute force will yield diminishing returns over time. you are the minority now. we are the majority. your peak has passed

Murphy

yawn. you’re boring me.

Icarus Tanović

alexander iza puzzy.

Lo Hung Testicle

jews are a dying breed. full of fagots and lesbians. they are on the line of extinction.

the fact is jewish bitches dont wanna fck pathetic jewish men. it is the same throughout history. thats why jew population is always decreasing.

full of impotent hook nosed fag boys. we all see it. the end of the filthy jew on earth is less than 50 years away ;)

Murphy

seriously, get some help. i know southfront is a haven for deluded, deranged angry little jew haters who so desperately try to sound tough but it sounds like you have some serious anger issues. maybe mummy and daddy didn’t give you enough attention when you were a kid? you could try finding a girl ( i assume you know what one of those is?) to get laid with but i wouldn’t fancy your chances if i was to be honest.

Icarus Tanović

is this quote from fmj? what is your major malfunction numbnuts? did mommy and daddy and so on.

Icarus Tanović

ahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahhaha.

Bob

2 points; no dirty bomb, gas or nuke, therefore nobody has any outside nations we know about, otherwise it would have been used in this attack. israel was useless in defending itself, usa and eu running out of weapons… i think maybe the world is full of hyped news and amateurs. they aren’t as dangerous or professional as i thought.

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gof

nazi israel’s 9/11 means its the beginning of the end of the nazi state of israel

Spiderman

only an uneducated mogoloid would write that, a chicken has more brains than you piece of shit

Tona

cowards kill civilians.

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christian reinhard

any israeli civilian sees himself, and is, woman or man, idf-pisshead

Murphy

muslims kill civilians

Icarus Tanović

alexander the great asshole.

zman

isreali’s slaughter everyone. they especially love killing christians. see ukr for proof.

Murphy

yeah, you see it’s comments like that which just go to prove that you and everyone else here lives in a pathetic deluded little fantasy. hopefully you will say the wrong thing to the wrong person one day and will spend the rest of your pathetic, miserable life in a coma being fed though a tube as your family sob pitifully by your bedside.

Icarus Tanović

that is gonna be with you when you meet me.

Murphy

oh, am i supposed to be scared? again, stop trying to sound tough and fuck off back to your barbaric, backward shithole of a country called iran.

Icarus Tanović

yes you are.

Murphy

trust me. i’m not. i somehow doubt you could scare your own shadow.

Icarus Tanović

yes, you little cuont you are. you better do not meet me in kerson person pederson anywhere.

Last edited 7 months ago by Icarus Tanović
ANDY

shure civilians died but dont forget many settlers are armed, such people you can count as combatants, the one without any weapons that is for sure a tragedy and soon many civillian palestinians will die too, as always when jews attack

pappa gone

awaiting israhell army enter in gaza city taking a very blow as did in lebanon 1982,we are seeing a vietnam tactic where viets losr many people but winned the war. this time hamas has same idea, they are waiting for the army of evil to enter in hell and to make army tired…. after israhell can remain hollow of defence….. them hezbollah and perhaps some arab friends ready to make the final blow to the army of terror……. a dream? perhaps! but what future for palestina?

Icarus Tanović

alexander and his dot ho kills many more with ass dirty bombs.

Zionism is Terrorism

a ground operation would be stupid. the idf will then lose 1000s of troops.

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Murphy

but a greater number of palestinian pigs will be slaughtered. so maybe a ground assault would be a good thing.

Saeed

we see what you are,you’re not even irish…get your shit and leave ,fake ass liar

Murphy

saeed? oh you’ve just got to be a muslim with a name like that. so tell me, how may of your friends and family did brenton tarrant kill on that glorious day?

rey

you are wrong ma friend. mekus mekus goes hamas down to ruins, and mekus mekus their army shall be anhilitated .

WillieBrennan

dead jews = good news

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Tona

dead muslim = great news, i guess.

Carlo

netanyhau vuole diventare il dittatore di israele e aveva bisogno di una guerra come la thatcher con la guerra delle falkland. figuriamoci se i sevizi segreti israeliani non sapevano tutto. questa è la scusa per prendersi tutto. uno degli eserciti più potenti del mondo contro persone a piedi senza aviazione e mezzi corazzati: un tiro al piccione

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Abu Hassan

in realtà la tua ipotesi potrebbe essere plausibile poiché si trovava di fronte a proteste di massa sulla riforma giudiziaria.

Peppe il Sicario

dai troppa importanza al popolo eletto…sono solo dei mediocri bravi a rubare.

Murphy

great news. israeli air strikes have just destroyed a mosque in gaza!!! one less place for the vile palestinian pigs to worship!! hopefully there were a load of muslime rats inside it at the time, including many children. way to go israel! the world is behind you and will give you all the support you need to carry out your bloody and justifiable revenge against the vile palestinian vermin!!

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Anglo Zionist Pigs

every martyr you kill, 100 will take their place. you will never win

Murphy

oh but we already have. deal with it and go cry more in the corner like the true coward you are.

zman

if israeli is winning, damn what would defeat look like? 2006 redux.

Murphy

israel will inevitably win. then it will be our turn to celebrate by dancing in the streets at the sight of thousands of muslims lying dead in rivers of their own blood, including, with any luck, hundreds of slaughtered little children. and all you’ll be able to do is sob pathetically!

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joe.kerr

spoken like a nazi sewer rat. crawl back home.

Murphy

oh such harsh words from a ignorant little fag trying desperately to sound tough. whats the matter junior? mommy and daddy not giving you enough attention?

Icarus Tanović

israel is getting in the ass.

Murphy

so is palestine. remember to look out for any of your palestinian pig friend’s bloodied body parts as they fly past your window.

6 Gorillion

where was mosiach when 6 gorillion died?

Icarus Tanović

we’re not crying at least. you cry like bitches.

zman

all the questions you ask yourself as you look in the mirror. we’re all laughing at you.

Murphy

not as much as i laugh at you angry pathetic little jew hating fags on here!!!

Icarus Tanović

you are not a jewish.

Dstroj

ragetard paid off degenerate garbage.

Murphy

‘ragetard’? oh dear god, the mind truly boggles at the unintelligible bullshit you morons come up with!

Icarus Tanović

you are not jewish.

christian reinhard

what a coincidence! right when government has much opposition force ot handle this comes.

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Zionist Must Leave

when all other means has been incapable of ending israeli atrocities in the in the region some sort of violent resistance is justified. the victory must go to the palestinians for the the zionist atrocities to end.

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Dick Byter

jews are built of a heap of dung

Murphy

muslims are built higher on a bigger heap.

rey

hamas islamist terrorists rape women, enslave children, kill civilians and beheaded men if not a bullet to the head

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Saeed

one important difference, hamas and the resistance are palestinian. you’re not .leave bitches.

Saeed

another thing ,you’re military was told to ra p e the women of gaza remember that. you gyckin shit.

Murphy

313 palestinian pigs now slaughtered!!! yes!!!!!

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Icarus Tanović

who say so? your sources of lies?

Murphy

source of lies? well unlike you, i don’t get my info from a bullshitting, propaganda site like southfront!

oh and by the way, it’s now over 400 dead palestinian pigs, including over 100 little slaughtered kiddies!!! i bet that really pisses you off doesn’t it? maybe you knew some of them?

Saeed

yeah ,you don’t like southfront .leave fag..

Murphy

nah. i’ll stay right here thanks. i love reading comments from deranged little fuckwits such as you, especially when you are triggered and cry like little pussies!!

Dodo

the high number of top military officials is tbh quite atypical and unlike of any previous conflict in that region… something was very wrong in the idf…

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Warrior Nation

mohamed caused this by telling his devoted mutants from his death bed to keep attacking non moslem lands until all are conquered. and jews haven’t helped their reputation and only shoot themselves in the foot by carrying on these attacks on assad in syria. all the globalist scum of the world are on israel’s side and all the moslems are on the pali-rat’s side. looks like another false flag to me.

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Saeed

stfu ,moron

Icarus Tanović

i’d do that ho. first picture, second row from the top. jewish pussy, fat pussy, sweet pussy.

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MiraD

yes we all know that israel is an authoritarian, extremely violent, racist, apartheid state, but i would suggest not to put your hopes to high on the success of the rebels. this is a country armed to the teeth by the us and with a military trained population. unless you have a massive revolution with civils fully armed, and the support of surronding countries to distract israel military machine, it will be hard for palestinans to succeed.

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V.I.V.

i for one like this as it demonstrates to the kikes they are not invincible and that god doesn’t like them any more than anyone else. it is high time they stopped being such assholes and went to the peace table with the palestinians and syrians and lebanese like they did with jordan and egypt. otherwise fuck them, they are the world’s worst bigots. same with ukraine. the kikes who run ukraine need to remove head from ass and go to the peace table with russia.

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