Gaza, Dec. 3 -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Sunday it had struck at infrastructure and weapons storage facilities of Palestinian group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, eliminating five fighters of the movement.

"IDF continues operations against Hamas terror targets, operatives and weaponry. Overnight, IAF [Israeli air force] fighter jets and helicopters struck terror targets in the Gaza Strip, including terror tunnel shafts, command centers and weapons storage facilities. Furthermore, with the direction of IDF ground troops, an IDF UAV [unmanned aerial vehicle] targeted and eliminated five Hamas terrorists," the IDF said on Telegram.

The Israeli naval troops also struck at Hamas targets over the past 24 hours, the statement read.

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