The IDF reports that on May 18, in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Air Force eliminated Azmi Abu Daqqa, an operative in Hamas' Procurement Department who was actively involved in the smuggling of weapons and terror funds in the Gaza Strip. 

In addition, the IDF states that over the past day, the Air Force targeted dozens of terrorist sites in Gaza, including two tactical-level Hamas commanders who were preparing to attack IDF troops in the Rafah area.