The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) says it carried out strikes on more than 450 targets in the Gaza Strip over the past day, as ground operations continue, Report informs via The Times of Israel.

The sites include military compounds, observation posts, and weapons depots, according to the IDF.

Troops of the 7th Armored Brigade directed several Israeli Air Force drones to carry out strikes against Hamas operatives in the Khan Younis area, it says.

According to the IDF, the series of strikes lasted some two hours, and “numerous” Hamas operatives were killed.

In another incident, three Hamas operatives who were identified by troops were targeted by another IAF drone.