Israel pulls troops out of Khan Yunis, southern Gaza: army, media

JERUSALEM: Israel on Sunday pulled all its troops out of southern Gaza, including from the city of Khan Yunis, the military and Israeli media said, after months of fierce fighting with Hamas militants left the area devastated.
But the military, known as the IDF, said a “significant force” will continue to operate in the rest of the besieged Gaza Strip.
“The 98th commando division has concluded its mission in Khan Yunis,” the army said in a statement to AFP. “The division left the Gaza Strip in order to recuperate and prepare for future operations.

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