February 24, 2024

The IDF announced that the 401st Brigade had destroyed Outpost “Badr” of Hamas’s Shati Battalion, resulting in the deaths of 150 terrorists in the northern Gaza Strip. The combat team attacked the area of the Shati Battalion and eliminated about 150 terrorists, gaining control over Hamas’s strongholds. The fighters gained control of Outpost “Badr”, the main outpost of the Shati Battalion located near a refugee camp and civilian buildings. As part of the raid, the forces of the 401st Brigade destroyed military headquarters and launch positions. The IDF also found and destroyed a site for the production of munitions, launch stations, and an underground network inside the “Ship” outpost. The division operated at the “Blue Beach” hotel where Hamas terrorists barricaded themselves and fired anti-tank missiles at IDF forces. After the takeover, it was found that the terrorists used the hotel rooms as a protective shelter and to plan attacks above and below ground.