Operation Shield and Arrow wrap in numbers

Initial IDF count reveals 1,469 rockets and mortar shells were fired toward Israel, 291 failed to breach the border and 39 fell in the sea; two died in Israel and 33 in Gaza including 6 PIJ commanders killed in 422 Israeli strikes on the Strip
Yoav Zitun, Einav Halabi|

Israel ended its third round of fighting in four years, against the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group in Gaza and the IDF has begun its assessment of Operation Shield and Arrow after six commanders of the Islamist faction were killed and 422 strikes were conducted in Gaza over a five-day period.
<< Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter >>
Read More:
According to the military's initial tally, 1.469 rockets and mortars were launched from the Strip at Israeli communities in Israel, 1,139 of them breached the border while 291 failed and 39, landed in the sea.
The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted 437 of the launches and two were intercepted by the David's Slink system, in its first operational capacity. According to the IDF, the Iron Dome exhibited a 90% success rate.
3 View gallery
ירי רקטות מעזה
ירי רקטות מעזה
Rockets launched from Gaza at Israel during Operation Shield and Arrow
(Photo: AFP)
Two people were killed by rocket fire in Israel, one in Rehovot, when a rocket hit an apartment block there on Thursday, and another, a resident of Gaza who was working in Israel, after being critically hurt by shrapnel in an open field in the south, on Saturday.
Israel's emergency service MDA said 77 people received treatment during the operation, 32 of them for physical injuries and 45 for emotional distress caused by the rocket fire.
According to Palestinian health officials, 33 people were killed in Gaza among them 13 civilians including six children and three women. Israel claims at least four of them were victims of failed rocket launches. At least 147 people were injured by Israeli strikes. Israel conducted targeted assassinations of six PIJ commanders.
3 View gallery
בכירי הג'יהאד האיסלאמי שחוסלו בעזה
בכירי הג'יהאד האיסלאמי שחוסלו בעזה
PIJ commanders dead in targeted killing during Israel's Operation Shield and Arrow
(Photo: AP, IDF Spokesperson's Unit)
According to Palestinian estimates, Gaza suffered five million dollars in damage as a result of the fighting.
The commenter agrees to the privacy policy of Ynet News and agrees not to submit comments that violate the terms of use, including incitement, libel and expressions that exceed the accepted norms of freedom of speech.