Group spokesman: All police HQs destroyed; MDA puts staff on highest alert; Hamas vows revenge, says it will never "raise the white flag."
A Hamas spokesperson said that at least 190 people were killed in the attacks. Gaza health official Moawiya Hassanain said earlier that at least 200 people were injured. The death toll rose steadily throughout the day.
Defense Minister Ehud Barak said in a press conference that the IAF had succeeded in eliminating senior Hamas commanders during the offensive. According to witnesses, among the dead was Hamas police chief Maj.-Gen. Tawfik Jaber.
Despite the massive casualties, Hamas remained defiant, vowing revenge and calling on all other Palestinian factions to join in the fight.
"Today we are stronger then we've ever been," one spokesperson for the group said at a press conference. "We won't raise the white flag, we won't give anyth
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