JERUSALEM (Worthy News)– Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepared his country for an "extended operation inside Gaza" Monday night as fighting continued as Operation Protective Shield entered its 22nd day.
A squad of Hamas terrorists emerged from a tunnel inside of Israel, fired an anti-tank missile at an army position and killed five Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers.
"We will not end the operation in Gaza without neutralizing the terror tunnels," Netanyahu said at a press conference in Tel Aviv.
Earlier Monday night, a mortar attack killed four soldiers in the Eshkol region as the death toll among the Israel Defense forces reaches 53.
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