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Hussam Abu Harbid has been killed by an Israeli air strike, the country's military has said, describing him as a senior commander in Palestinian Islamic Jihad

Hussam Abu Harbid has been killed by an Israeli air strike, the nation’s army has mentioned, describing him as a senior commander in Palestinian Islamic Jihad

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he hasn’t seen any proof that Hamas was working inside a constructing in Gaza that housed Related Press and Al Jazeera officers – after Israel mentioned it supplied ‘smoking gun’ proof to President Joe Biden concerning the constructing its forces obliterated.

He mentioned the U.S. has sought extra proof from Israel, after the rocket assault on the constructing brought on an uproar and calls for for a full rationalization from the Israelis.  

‘Shortly after the strike we did request extra particulars relating to the justification for it,’ Blinken mentioned Monday. 

Blinken wouldn’t talk about particular intelligence, saying he ‘will depart it to others to characterize if any info has been shared and our evaluation that info.’

‘I’ve not seen any info supplied.’ 

His remark got here after officers in Israel have been offering their very own characterizations of the knowledge. 

Journalists working within the constructing say Israeli Protection Forces supplied a warning earlier than a rocket took out the constructing. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday known as it a ‘completely authentic goal.’

Israeli authorities officers say Natanyahu shared a ‘smoking gun’ with Biden when the 2 males spoke by phone on Saturday.  

A supply near Overseas Minister Gabi Ashkenazi mentioned: ‘We confirmed them the smoking gun proving Hamas labored out of that constructing’. He additionally mentioned Biden ‘discovered the reason passable’, with out offering particulars of the proof, the Jerusalem Post reported. He additionally mentioned the intelligence had not been shared extra broadly as a result of the US have been the one nation to request extra info on the strike on the Al-Jalaa constructing.

The Israeli Air Drive dropped three bombs on the constructing, collapsing it in a large cloud of mud, on Saturday afternoon after giving journalists a one hour warning to evacuate the premises. 

A senior Palestinian militant commander has been killed in an Israeli airstrike, the nation’s air pressure has claimed, following an evening of heavy bombardment that noticed tons of of bombs dropped on Gaza.

Hussam Abu Harbid, commander of the Northern Division of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), was killed in a strike on Monday, based on the Israeli air pressure. 

Harbid was behind rocket assaults in opposition to Israel together with a number of launched on the primary day of the most-recent clashes, the Israeli air pressure mentioned, and had been a commander inside PIJ for at the least 15 years.

Information of Harbid’s demise – which has not been confirmed by PIJ – was adopted by a flurry of rocket hearth from inside Gaza at cities in southern Israel, which left at the least eight individuals wounded.

A missile scored a direct hit on a residential constructing in Ashdod, the Magen David Adom emergency service mentioned, with at the least three individuals wounded by shrapnel in that assault, and amid fears extra could possibly be trapped in rubble. 5 different individuals suffered panic assaults.

The demise toll from every week of combating now stands at 211, with 201 useless on the Palestinian facet based on Gaza’s well being authority, together with 58 youngsters and 34 ladies.

Ten deaths have been confirmed in Israel, together with one youngster. Greater than 1,200 Palestinians have been injured to date, together with 302 Israelis.

Monday morning’s strikes got here after an in a single day bombardment described by witnesses because the heaviest of the battle to date, with 54 Israeli jets dropping bombs on 35 targets in and round Gaza Metropolis in simply 20 minutes.

The IDF mentioned the strikes focused round 9 miles of Hamas tunnels, referred to by the army as ‘the Metro’, together with the houses of senior Hamas commanders that have been additionally used as weapons shops.  

Abu Harbid - whose death has yet to be confirmed by PIJ - came amid continuing attacks by Israel in Gaza today. Pictured: Palestinian rescue workers carry the remains of a man found next to a beachside cafe after it was hit by an Israeli airstrike

Abu Harbid – whose demise has but to be confirmed by PIJ – got here amid persevering with assaults by Israel in Gaza in the present day. Pictured: Palestinian rescue staff carry the stays of a person discovered subsequent to a beachside cafe after it was hit by an Israeli airstrike

A Palestinian man stands next to a car that was hit by an Israeli airstrike, near the beach in Gaza City, with three people thought to have died in the strike

A Palestinian man stands subsequent to a automobile that was hit by an Israeli airstrike, close to the seaside in Gaza Metropolis, with three individuals thought to have died within the strike

Palestinians gather around a car targeted by an Israeli missile in Gaza City as strikes continued on Monday

Palestinians collect round a automobile focused by an Israeli missile in Gaza Metropolis as strikes continued on Monday

Reports of Harbid's death were followed by a flurry of rocket fire from Gaza at Israel, with at least one rocket hitting a residential building in Ashdod and causing eight injuries

Reviews of Harbid’s demise have been adopted by a flurry of rocket hearth from Gaza at Israel, with at the least one rocket hitting a residential constructing in Ashdod and inflicting eight accidents

Rockets fired towards Israel are intercepted in the skies above the Gaza Strip on Monday

Rockets fired in the direction of Israel are intercepted within the skies above the Gaza Strip on Monday

A man inspects a three storey demolished building after airstrikes by Israeli army hit buildings in Gaza City overnight

A person inspects a 3 storey demolished constructing after airstrikes by Israeli military hit buildings in Gaza Metropolis in a single day

Palestinians inspect damaged building after airstrikes by Israeli army hit buildings in Gaza City

Palestinians examine broken constructing after airstrikes by Israeli military hit buildings in Gaza Metropolis

Palestinians inspect at debris of a building after airstrikes by Israeli army hit buildings in Gaza City

Palestinians examine at particles of a constructing after airstrikes by Israeli military hit buildings in Gaza Metropolis

Palestinian Al Deyri family's children are seen at street after their home demolished by Israeli army's airstrikes in Gaza City

Palestinian Al Deyri household’s youngsters are seen at avenue after their house demolished by Israeli military’s airstrikes in Gaza Metropolis

Children and Palestinian men are seen near debris of a building after airstrikes by Israeli army hit buildings in Gaza City

Youngsters and Palestinian males are seen close to particles of a constructing after airstrikes by Israeli military hit buildings in Gaza Metropolis

A Palestinian man walks through the ruins in the aftermath of Israeli air strikes, in Gaza City

A Palestinian man walks by way of the ruins within the aftermath of Israeli air strikes, in Gaza Metropolis

A Palestinian man passes the site of Israeli strikes in Gaza City on Monday after a night of heavy bombardment

A Palestinian man passes the positioning of Israeli strikes in Gaza Metropolis on Monday after an evening of heavy bombardment

Palestinian firefighters douse a huge fire at the Foamco mattress factory following an Israeli airstrike, east of Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip

Palestinian firefighters douse an enormous hearth on the Foamco mattress manufacturing unit following an Israeli airstrike, east of Jabalia within the northern Gaza Strip

Palestinian firefighters attempt to put out a blaze at a sponge factory in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday

Palestinian firefighters try and put out a blaze at a sponge manufacturing unit within the northern Gaza Strip on Monday

Flames rip through a warehouse belonging to a sponge factory in the northern Gaza Strip early on Monday

Flames rip by way of a warehouse belonging to a sponge manufacturing unit within the northern Gaza Strip early on Monday

Flames rise from the rubble of destroyed factories in the Gaza Strip on Monday morning

Flames rise from the rubble of destroyed factories within the Gaza Strip on Monday morning

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu defends Gaza air strikes 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended his assaults on the Gaza strip, saying a rustic has a proper to defend itself, and argued america is aware of ‘d**n nicely’ it will do the identical factor.

In a defiant interview on CBS’ Face the Nation, Netanyahu denied any political motivation for the assaults which have left 174 Palestinians useless, together with 47 youngsters. In Israel, 10 individuals have been killed in whole, together with two youngsters, with barrages of rockets fired from Gaza.

‘I feel any nation has to defend itself, and we’ll do no matter it takes to revive order and the safety of our individuals,’ he mentioned.

He argued he was combating Hamas, a terrorist group that hid behind civilians, as tensions rose between Israelis and Palestinians to ranges not seen since a 2014 warfare.

 

‘Frankly, if Hamas thought that they may simply hearth on our rockets after which sit again and revel in immunity, that is false. We’re focusing on a terrorist group that’s focusing on our civilians and hiding behind their civilians, utilizing them as human shields. 

‘We’re doing every part we will to hit the terrorists themselves, their rockets their rocket caches and their arms, however we’re not going to simply allow them to get away with it,’ he mentioned.

And, when pressed on the difficulty, he snapped again to interviewer John Dickinson.

‘What would you do if it occurred to Washington and New York? You already know d**n nicely what you’d do,’ Netanyahu mentioned.

Netanyahu, in the meantime, denied his actions have been about staying in energy.

‘That is preposterous,’ he mentioned.

‘Anyone who is aware of me is aware of that I’ve by no means, ever subordinated safety issues, the lifetime of our troopers the lifetime of our residents for political pursuits, that is simply hogwash,’ he added.

‘I will do what I’ve to do to guard the lives of Israeli residents and to revive peace and make peace with for our nations. 

‘I am glad that we have now a restoration of some appreciable calm inside Israel. That is my aim to revive peace and quiet and to guarantee tranquility.’

 

The evening of strikes started when Hamas rockets have been fired on the cities of Beersheba and Ashkelon, with one slamming right into a synagogue hours earlier than night companies for the Jewish vacation of Shavuot, Israeli emergency companies mentioned. No accidents have been reported. 

Israeli plane then launched their very own raids, with the IDF saying that 9 residences belonging to high-ranking Hamas commanders have been hit. A number of the houses have been used for weapons storage, it mentioned.

Later within the morning, Palestinian media reported that Israel had struck a manufacturing unit in northern Gaza. Video on social media confirmed a column of thick black smoke rising into the air.

Gaza mayor Yahya Sarraj mentioned the strikes had brought on intensive injury to roads and different infrastructure, and that he anticipated ‘the scenario to get a lot worse’ if the bombardment continued.

It got here amid reviews that only one turbine on the energy station which provides a lot of Gaza’s electrical energy is now working, threatening mass blackouts together with at hospitals and interruption to water provides. 

The U.N. has warned that the territory’s sole energy station is liable to working out of gasoline, and Sarraj mentioned Gaza was additionally low on spare components. 

Gaza already experiences each day energy outages for between eight and 12 hours and faucet water is undrinkable. Mohammed Thabet, a spokesman for the the territory’s electrical energy distribution firm, mentioned it has gasoline to produce Gaza with electrical energy for 2 or a 3 days. 

Airstrikes have broken provide traces and the corporate’s employees can’t attain areas that have been hit due to continued Israeli shelling, he added. 

West Gaza resident Mad Abed Rabbo, 39, expressed ‘horror and worry’ on the depth of the onslaught.

‘There have by no means been strikes of this magnitude,’ he mentioned. 

Gazan Mani Qazaat mentioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ‘ought to realise we’re civilians, not fighters’, including ‘I felt like I used to be dying’. 

The renewed strikes come a day after 42 Palestinians in Gaza – together with at the least eight youngsters and two medical doctors, based on the well being ministry – have been killed within the worst each day demise toll within the enclave for the reason that bombardments started. 

Israel’s military mentioned about 3,100 rockets had been fired since final Monday from Gaza – the best fee ever recorded – however added its Iron Dome anti-missile system had intercepted over 1,000.

Netanyahu mentioned in a televised handle Sunday that Israel’s ‘marketing campaign in opposition to the terrorist organisations is constant with full pressure’ and would ‘take time’ to complete.

The Israeli military mentioned it had focused the infrastructure of Hamas and armed group Islamic Jihad, weapons factories and storage websites.

Israeli air strikes additionally hit the house of Yahya Sinwar, head of Hamas’s political wing in Gaza, the military mentioned, releasing footage of plumes of smoke and intense injury, however with out saying if he was killed.

On Saturday, Israel gave journalists from Al Jazeera and AP information company an hour to evacuate their places of work earlier than launching air strikes, turning their tower block into piles of smoking rubble.

Netanyahu on Sunday mentioned the constructing additionally hosted a Palestinian ‘terrorist’ intelligence workplace.

‘It’s a completely authentic goal,’ he mentioned. 

Within the Israeli air assault early Sunday, households have been buried below piles of cement rubble and twisted rebar. A yellow canary lay crushed on the bottom. 

Shards of glass and particles coated streets blocks away from the key downtown thoroughfare the place the three buildings have been hit over the course of 5 minutes round 1 a.m.

The hostilities have repeatedly escalated over the previous week, marking the worst combating within the territory that’s house to 2 million Palestinians since Israel and Hamas’ devastating 2014 warfare.

‘I’ve not seen this stage of destruction by way of my 14 years of labor,’ mentioned Samir al-Khatib, an emergency rescue official in Gaza. ‘Not even within the 2014 warfare.’

Rescuers furiously dug by way of the rubble utilizing excavators and bulldozers amid clouds of heavy mud. One shouted, ‘Are you able to hear me?’ right into a gap. Minutes later, first responders pulled a survivor out. 

The Gaza Well being Ministry mentioned 16 ladies and 10 youngsters have been amongst these killed, with greater than 50 wounded.

Haya Abdelal, 21, who lives in a constructing subsequent to at least one that was destroyed, mentioned she was sleeping when the airstrikes despatched her fleeing into the road. 

She accused Israel of not giving its traditional warning to residents to depart earlier than launching such an assault.

‘We’re drained,’ she mentioned, ‘We want a truce. We are able to´t bear it anymore.’

The Israeli military spokesperson´s workplace mentioned the strike focused Hamas ‘underground army infrastructure.’

On account of the strike, ‘the underground facility collapsed, inflicting the civilian homes’ foundations above them to break down as nicely, resulting in unintended casualties,’ it mentioned.

Amongst these reported killed was Dr. Ayman Abu Al-Ouf, the top of the inner medication division at Shifa Hospital and a senior member of the hospital’s coronavirus administration committee. Two of Abu Al-Ouf´s teenage youngsters and two different members of the family have been additionally buried below the rubble. 

Israeli soldiers fire a 155mm self-propelled howitzer towards the Gaza Strip on Monday as fighting continues

Israeli troopers hearth a 155mm self-propelled howitzer in the direction of the Gaza Strip on Monday as combating continues

Israel has defied international calls for a ceasefire and continues to bombard targets within Gaza today

Israel has defied worldwide requires a ceasefire and continues to bombard targets inside Gaza in the present day

An Israeli artillery unit deployed next to the Gaza Strip border as fighitng continues between Israeli Army and Hamas forces

An Israeli artillery unit deployed subsequent to the Gaza Strip border as fighitng continues between Israeli Military and Hamas forces

Israeli artillery moved around near the Gaza border as fighting between the two sides continues today

Israeli artillery moved round close to the Gaza border as combating between the 2 sides continues in the present day

Smoke rises from Gaza City as an Israeli shell fired by a gunboat hits a target on Monday morning

Smoke rises from Gaza Metropolis as an Israeli shell fired by a gunboat hits a goal on Monday morning

Search and rescue works continue at debris of buildings after airstrikes by Israeli army hit buildings at Jabalia Refugee Camp

Search and rescue works proceed at particles of buildings after airstrikes by Israeli military hit buildings at Jabalia Refugee Camp

Search and rescue works continue at debris of buildings after airstrikes by Israeli army hit buildings at Jabalia Refugee Camp

Search and rescue works proceed at particles of buildings after airstrikes by Israeli military hit buildings at Jabalia Refugee Camp

Palestinians inspect at debris of a building after airstrikes by Israeli army hit buildings in Gaza City

Palestinians examine at particles of a constructing after airstrikes by Israeli military hit buildings in Gaza Metropolis

Palestinians inspect at debris of a building after airstrikes by Israeli army hit buildings in Gaza City

Palestinians examine at particles of a constructing after airstrikes by Israeli military hit buildings in Gaza Metropolis

Palestinian children are seen at street after their home demolished by Israeli army's airstrikes in Gaza City

Palestinian youngsters are seen at avenue after their house demolished by Israeli military’s airstrikes in Gaza Metropolis

Palestinian Al Deyri and his family are seen on the streets of Gaza after their home was destroyed in Israeli air strikes

Palestinian Al Deyri and his household are seen on the streets of Gaza after their house was destroyed in Israeli air strikes

A Palestinian girl eats a piece of flatbread on the streets of Gaza after her family home was destroyed in overnight airstrikes

A Palestinian lady eats a chunk of flatbread on the streets of Gaza after her household house was destroyed in in a single day airstrikes

Palestinians inspect damaged buildings after airstrikes by Israeli army hit buildings in Gaza City

Palestinians examine broken buildings after airstrikes by Israeli military hit buildings in Gaza Metropolis

Palestinian children walk next to rubble from a house was that was hit by early morning Israeli airstrikes, in Gaza City

Palestinian youngsters stroll subsequent to rubble from a home was that was hit by early morning Israeli airstrikes, in Gaza Metropolis

Palestinians inspect the damage in the aftermath of Israeli air strikes, in Gaza City

Palestinians examine the injury within the aftermath of Israeli air strikes, in Gaza Metropolis

AP editor calls for solutions after constructing destroyed

The Related Press’ high editor is looking for an impartial investigation into the Israeli airstrike that focused and destroyed a Gaza Metropolis constructing housing the AP, broadcaster Al-Jazeera and different media, saying the general public deserves to know the information.

Individually, media watchdog Reporters With out Borders requested the Worldwide Prison Courtroom to analyze Israel’s bombing of a constructing housing the media organizations as a doable warfare crime.

Sally Buzbee, AP’s govt editor, mentioned Sunday that the Israeli authorities has but to supply clear proof supporting its assault, which leveled the 12-story al-Jalaa tower.

The Israeli army, which gave AP journalists and different tenants about an hour to evacuate, claimed Hamas used the constructing for a army intelligence workplace and weapons improvement. 

Israeli army spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus mentioned Israel was compiling proof for the U.S. however declined to decide to offering it inside the subsequent two days.

‘We’re in the midst of combating,’ Conricus mentioned Sunday. ‘That is in course of and I am positive in due time that info might be offered.’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu mentioned Israel would share any proof of Hamas’ presence within the focused constructing by way of intelligence channels. However neither the White Home nor the State Division would say if any American official had seen it.

Buzbee mentioned the AP has had places of work in al-Jalaa tower for 15 years and by no means was knowledgeable or had any indication that Hamas could be within the constructing. She mentioned the information should be laid out.

‘We’re in a battle scenario,’ Buzbee mentioned. ‘We don’t take sides in that battle. We heard Israelis say they’ve proof; we do not know what that proof is.’

‘We expect it is applicable at this level for there to be an impartial have a look at what occurred yesterday – an impartial investigation,’ she added

The demise of the 51-year-old doctor ‘was an enormous loss at a really delicate time,’ mentioned Mohammed Abu Selmia, the director of Shifa.

Gaza´s well being care system, already gutted by an Israeli and Egyptian blockade imposed in 2007 after Hamas seized energy from rival Palestinian forces, had been scuffling with a surge in coronavirus infections even earlier than the newest battle. 

Israel’s airstrikes have leveled various Gaza Metropolis´s tallest buildings, which Israel alleges contained Hamas army infrastructure. Amongst them was the constructing housing The Related Press Gaza workplace and people of different media retailers.

The violence between Hamas and Israel is the worst since 2014, when Israel launched a army operation on the Gaza Strip with the acknowledged purpose of ending rocket hearth and destroying tunnels used for smuggling.

The warfare left 2,251 useless on the Palestinian facet, principally civilians, and 74 on the Israeli facet, principally troopers.

Opening the primary session of the UN Safety Council on the renewed violence on Sunday, Secretary-Basic Antonio Guterres known as the combating ‘completely appalling’.

‘It should cease instantly,’ he mentioned.

However the UN talks, already delayed by Israel’s ally america, resulted in little motion, with Washington opposing a decision.

U.S. President Joe Biden mentioned his administration is working with all events in the direction of attaining a sustained calm.

‘We additionally imagine Palestinians and Israelis equally need to dwell in security and safety and revel in equal measure of freedom, prosperity and democracy,’ he mentioned in a pre-taped video aired at an occasion marking the Muslim Eid vacation on Sunday.

‘My administration goes to proceed to interact with Palestinians and Israelis and different regional companions to work in the direction of sustained calm,’ he mentioned. 

In New York, U.N. Secretary-Basic Antonio Guterres advised the Safety Council that the United Nations was ‘actively partaking all sides towards a right away ceasefire’ and urged them ‘to permit mediation efforts to accentuate and succeed.’ U.N. envoys have helped to mediate previous truces between Israel and Hamas.

Washington, a powerful ally of Israel, has been remoted on the United Nations over its objection to a public assertion by the Safety Council on the violence as a result of it worries it might hurt behind-the-scenes diplomacy.

Jordan’s King Abdullah mentioned his kingdom was concerned in intensive diplomacy to halt the bloodshed, however didn’t elaborate.

China on Monday renewed requires the U.S. to play a constructive function in ending the battle in Gaza and cease blocking efforts on the United Nations to demand an finish to the bloodshed.

Overseas Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian mentioned China, as rotating head of the Safety Council, has urged a cease-fire and the availability of humanitarian help, amongst different proposals, however that obstruction by ‘one nation’ has prevented the council from talking with one voice.

‘We name on america to imagine its due accountability and take an neutral place to help the council and play its due function in cooling down the scenario and rebuilding belief for a political resolution,’ Zhao mentioned at a each day briefing.

China ‘strongly condemns’ violence in opposition to civilians and requires an finish to air strikes, floor assaults, rocket hearth and ‘different actions that irritate the scenario,’ Zhao mentioned.

In the meantime Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan requested Pope Francis to help sanctions in opposition to Israel, saying Palestinians will proceed to be ‘massacred’ so long as the worldwide group doesn’t punish Israel.

Throughout a phone phone name Monday with the pope, Erdogan additionally mentioned that ‘continued messages and reactions’ from Francis in help of Palestinians could be of nice significance for the ‘mobilization of the Christian world and of the worldwide group,’ based on a press release from the Turkish presidential communications directorate.

Throughout their dialog, Erdogan additionally renewed a name for the worldwide group to take concrete steps to point out Israel the ‘dissuasive response and lesson it deserves,’ based on the assertion. The Turkish chief has been engaged in a phone diplomacy bid to finish Israel’s use of pressure.

Israel can also be making an attempt to comprise inter-communal violence between Jews and Arab-Israelis, in addition to lethal clashes within the occupied West Financial institution, the place 19 Palestinians have been killed since Could 10, based on a toll from Palestinian authorities.

Main clashes broke out on the Al-Aqsa mosque compound – one in all Islam’s holiest websites – on Could 7 following a crackdown in opposition to protests over deliberate expulsions of Palestinians within the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.

Sheikh Jarrah has been on the coronary heart of the flareup, seeing weeks of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli safety forces.

On Sunday, a car-ramming assault in Sheikh Jarrah wounded seven cops, police mentioned, including that the attacker had been killed.

Police additionally mentioned ‘various suspects’ had been arrested throughout clashes in one other east Jerusalem neighbourhood in a single day Sunday to Monday.

Guterres warned the combating might have far-reaching penalties if not stopped instantly.

‘It has the potential to unleash an uncontainable safety and humanitarian disaster and to additional foster extremism, not solely within the occupied Palestinian territory and Israel, however within the area as an entire.’

Israeli jets continued their bombardment of Gaza overnight with 54 planes involved in strikes on nine miles of Hamas tunnels and nine homes of senior figures within the group, according to the IDF

Israeli jets continued their bombardment of Gaza in a single day with 54 planes concerned in strikes on 9 miles of Hamas tunnels and 9 houses of senior figures inside the group, based on the IDF

Palestinians living under nightly threat of bombardment described the raids as the 'most devastating' they had witnessed, exceeding the scale of attacks during the 2014 war

Palestinians dwelling below nightly menace of bombardment described the raids because the ‘most devastating’ they’d witnessed, exceeding the size of assaults throughout the 2014 warfare

Bombs explode in Gaza

Bombs explode in Gaza

The demise toll now stands at 207 since combating started on Monday final week, with 197 Palestinians killed together with at the least 58 youngsters, whereas 10 Israelis have misplaced their lives together with one youngster

Fire and smoke rise above buildings in Gaza City as Israeli warplanes target the Palestinian enclave

Fireplace and smoke rise above buildings in Gaza Metropolis as Israeli warplanes goal the Palestinian enclave

It is unclear how many people were killed or injured in the strikes overnight, but the death toll of a week of fighting now stands at 207 - with at least 197 Palestinians in the total

It’s unclear how many individuals have been killed or injured within the strikes in a single day, however the demise toll of every week of combating now stands at 207 – with at the least 197 Palestinians within the whole

Israel's Iron Dome defence system intercepts rockets fired from Gaza overnight, as Hamas targeted the cities of Beersheba and Ashkelon with one synagogue destroyed

Israel’s Iron Dome defence system intercepts rockets fired from Gaza in a single day, as Hamas focused the cities of Beersheba and Ashkelon with one synagogue destroyed

Rockets fired by Hamas from Gaza City at targets in southern Israel are seen streaking into the sky overnight

Rockets fired by Hamas from Gaza Metropolis at targets in southern Israel are seen streaking into the sky in a single day

Flares fired by Israeli fighter jets as they pass over Gaza City during overnight raids fall towards the ocean

Flares fired by Israeli fighter jets as they cross over Gaza Metropolis throughout in a single day raids fall in the direction of the ocean 

Israel was unable to give an estimate of the death toll from last night's raids, a day after the deadliest 24 hours of the conflict so far, with 42 Palestinians killed

Israel was unable to offer an estimate of the demise toll from final evening’s raids, a day after the deadliest 24 hours of the battle to date, with 42 Palestinians killed

Smoke and flames rise above a building as Gaza was hit by bombs dropped by 54 Israeli jets during airstrikes overnight

Smoke and flames rise above a constructing as Gaza was hit by bombs dropped by 54 Israeli jets throughout airstrikes in a single day

Fire and smoke rise above buildings in Gaza City as Israeli warplanes target the Palestinian enclave

Fireplace and smoke rise above buildings in Gaza Metropolis as Israeli warplanes goal the Palestinian enclave

Israel says the bombing is targeted at networks of Hamas tunnels that run under the city and the homes of group leaders, but at least 58 children have been killed in the raids so far

Israel says the bombing is focused at networks of Hamas tunnels that run below town and the houses of group leaders, however at the least 58 youngsters have been killed within the raids to date

Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike hits Gaza City during overnight raids targeting Hamas tunnels

Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike hits Gaza Metropolis throughout in a single day raids focusing on Hamas tunnels

Multiple plumes of smoke are seen in the night sky over Gaza City during airstrikes by Israeli forces

A number of plumes of smoke are seen within the evening sky over Gaza Metropolis throughout airstrikes by Israeli forces



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