On October 7, 2023, Hamas forces launched a surprise attack on Israel. The attack is both land, air and sea. The fighting is located in Israeli areas bordering the Gaza Strip. This article summarizes the situation on October 7, 2023.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War, Hamas launched a major operation in the Israeli border areas around the Gaza Strip. This operation first began with a barrage of rockets. The various Israeli defense systems, and mainly the Iron Dome system, then came into action. Between 2,000 and 5,000 projectiles were launched.