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Israeli forces have come under attack in Eritrea with reports saying the armed offensive led to the killing of a senior officer amid an ongoing war between Palestinian resistance groups in the besieged Gaza Strip and the Israeli regime. 

Lebanon's Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network, citing military sources, reported the development on Thursday and said two missile attacks were carried out against Israeli forces stationed in Eritrea.

“The first attack took place at an Israeli base in the Dahlak Archipelago, and another attack targeted the highest peak of Mount Amba Suir, where Israeli forces use as an observation post in the Red Sea,” the news network said.

مصادر للميادين تكشف عن هجومين ضد قوات إسرائيلية في #إرتريا ومقتل ضابط

قناة الميادين (@AlMayadeenNews) October 26, 2023

The source said the Dahlak Archipelago is the Israeli forces’ largest base abroad and hosts the regime’s air fleet which includes dozens of fighter jets.

The sources also confirmed the killing of a senior Israeli military officer during the raid.

No group or individual has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks, and Israeli authorities have yet to comment on the reports.

Over the past 21 days, the Israeli war machine has been actively operating against Palestinian civilians across the besieged Gaza Strip.

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More than 7,000 civilians have been killed by Israel’s ferocious bombardment since October 7th, with 3,000 children among the casualties.

On October 7, Hamas-led Palestinian resistance groups launched their biggest operation against Israel in years in a surprise offensive, dubbed Operation Al-Aqsa Storm, in response to the occupying regime’s intensified crimes against the Palestinian people.

Since then, Israel has pressed ahead with a relentless bombardment of Gaza. The death toll in Gaza since the start of Israeli aggression has reached over 7,000 with more than 18,000 wounded.

Tel Aviv has also blocked water, food, and electricity to Gaza, plunging the besieged territory into a humanitarian crisis.

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