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Israel air and ground forces hit targets in Gaza Strip as death toll climbs

Israel air and ground forces hit targets in Gaza Strip as death toll climbs

5/14/2021 6:26:00 AM

Israel air and ground forces hit targets in Gaza Strip as death toll climbs

Defence force says ground forces are carrying out strikes on Gaza Strip – but are not operating inside territory – amid escalating crisis

.More than 400 people have been arrested, and border police have been redeployed from the occupied West Bank to towns inside Israel. “We’re in an emergency, the defence minister, Benny Gantz, said in a statement.The opposition leader, Yair Lapid, said there had been a “complete loss of control”. He accused Netanyahu of “leading us to anarchy”. “Jewish and Arab rioters have declared war on Israel, and there’s no response, no government, no police, no leadership,” he said.

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Lod was closed off from Thursday afternoon, and an overnight curfew imposed. Netanyahu said people involved in clashes could be indefinitely detained without charge, a practice known as administrative detention.In Gaza, militants had continued to fire rockets while the Israeli air force fired missiles throughout the day. In the enclave, shops, restaurants and parks that would normally be packed for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr were deserted.

Rockets being fired towards Israel from Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip on Friday.Photograph: Anas Baba/AFP/Getty ImagesThe Israeli military said it had hit a main command centre where dozens of Hamas operatives were conducting surveillance, and four apartments from which senior commanders directed rocket attacks.

Hamas said it had launched a number of “suicide drones” into southern Israel. The drones lock onto targets before releasing explosives. Warning sirens sounded almost continuously through the day in towns in southern Israel as Palestinian militants fired hundreds of rockets.

A total of 103 people, including at least 27 children, have been killed in Gaza, according to the health ministry. On Thursday alone, 49 Palestinians were killed in the enclave. In Israel, seven people, including two children, have been killed.More than 1,700 rockets have been fired from Gaza since Monday, according to the Israeli military. It said a third had fallen inside Gaza, and the Israeli defence system Iron Dome has intercepted most of the rest.

Ealier in the day the US president, Joe Biden, said there had “not been a significant overreaction” by Israel to the Hamas rocket attacks. “The question is how, how we get to a point, they get to a point, where there is a significant reduction in the attacks, particularly the rocket attacks that are indiscriminately fired into population centres,” he told reporters at the White House.

Abu-Ubaida, a spokesperson for Hamas’s military wing, the Izzadin al-Qassam Brigades, claimed that an Ayyash rocket with a range of 250km had been launched towards Ramon airport. The local council said a rocket had landed in the area.The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and the UN secretary general, António Guterres, called jointly for an end to the fighting.

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“The primary task is to stop violent actions on both sides and ensure the safety of the civilian population,” the Kremlin said in a statement after a video call with Guterres. Read more: The Guardian »

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Bebek katili israil How is this anywhere near proportional The powerful will always try and oppress the powerless. It hits civilians. Let’s hope it’s a graveyard for these warmongers. FreePalestine Palestine GazaUnderAttack Gaza_Under_Attack savesheikhjarrah savegaza Death toll for who? IsraelTerrorist GenocideinGaza even nazis are ashamed of what isreali terrorists IsraeliPM doing in Gaza FreePalestine now

I am going to share it. England and USA are guilty for creation of an apartheid regime of modern times. History will never forgive the criminal silence of the West Israel is a complete terrorist illegal state this is a dumb headline, you mean targets as children being killed? We live in a world where we consider Children dying as targets. That's how the media reports.

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How many people are killed in Israel And how people are killed in Palestine Not a single Jew's died? Hundreds of Palestinian Died FreePalestine Palestine Gaza_Under_Attack GazaUnderAttack israelterrorists savesheikhjarrah israelusesphosphorusbombs 🇵🇸🇵🇸🇵🇸 War is Hell! Perhaps the terrorists in Gaza should have considered the collateral damage they would cause from firing rockets from amongst civilian neighborhoods. I guess Britain doesn't remember the Blitz from WWII. I support Israel and hope they wipe out every terrorist!

This title makes me feel that the so-called Israel has real military targets in Gaza. The only targets are innocent civilians. That's it. Trying to mislead readers? You dirty bastards. GazaUnderAttack Israhell as any coward, they target buildings by killing civilians especially children. This will injustice will end one day, and the cowards= Israhellis will pay for all they did. No doubt about that.

Israel the terrorist sion at work 27 children, 11 women, 103 martyrs, 580 injured. 27 children, 11 women, 103 martyrs, 580 injured. 27 children, 11 women, 103 martyrs, 580 injured. Stop Israel terror Ghazaunderattack GenocideinGaza And the Oscar goes to the 'occupying' civilians who are called 'settlers' in most media platforms. They prepare themselves for their role because they know that international media like to see them as a victim. :) SavePalestine

Targets of what? Civilians!!! Including children

Morning mail: Gaza Strip hit by violence, Moderna on way to Australia, internet comedy goldThursday: 50 Palestinians and six Israel is killed in the most serious conflict in a decade. Plus: Liv Hewson’s funniest – and most formative - things on the internet ‘rape allegations *tabled* by BH’ tabled PalestineUnderAttack PalestineUnderAttack

On the day of EidUlFitr It’s a genocide! Let’s call it as it is! Israeli terrorism and the terrorism of its agent Hamas must stop! Stop occupation. Ensure safe return of refugees. Live peacefully as people did on the land for centuries GazaUnderAttack savesheikhjarrah What fucking targets,you know this is bullshit,it's murder and your complicit.

If we stop being friends with war mongers maybe we'll stop being such war mongers. R'amen GazaUnderAttack Gaza SavePalestine SaveSheikhJarrah FreePalestine IsraelTerrorist IsraeliTerrorism IsraeliCrimes

Israel-Gaza violence: Death toll rises as UN envoy warns of 'heading to full-scale war'There is growing anger within the country's Arab minority over Israel i air strikes on Gaza and police raids on the Al-Aqsa mosque. Read more here: Israeli forces continues its brutal attack against Palestinians in Alaqsa Mosque and Gaza Strip. please show your support for the Palestinian people against the Israeli tyranny ! AlAqsaUnderAttack GazaUnderAttack Of course Hamas has nothing to do with it. typical reporting

Israel-Gaza violence: flattened buildings, rockets and communal unrest – videoAirstrikes and rocket fire continue as towns with mixed Jewish and Arab populations are struck by some of the worst communal violence that Israel has seen in years More good news please((( This is all murderous Netanyahus evil deeds, he’s committing genocide on a wholesale level against mainly innocent people, he’s guilty of crimes against humanity, he’s got blood on his hands, straight to The Hague TerroristIsrael is putting Hitler to shame GazaUnderAttack GazaUnderAttack GazaUnderAttack

Israel-Gaza: Fears of war as violence escalatesFears of war as violence escalates BBC correspondents tombateman and Rushdibbc speak live from Israel and Gaza BBCWorld tombateman Rushdibbc Palestinians standing up for themselves? The nerve!! Shhhh....don’t mention anything about what Israel has done to AlAqsa mosque-eg-Used to respect BBC....but you’ve become a pathetic joke...your bias is glaring BDS ICC4Israel BBCWorld tombateman Rushdibbc GazaUnderAttack BBCWorld tombateman Rushdibbc 🇵🇸 أنقذوا_حي_الشيخ_جراح 🇬🇧 Save_SheikhJarrah_neighborhood 🇺🇸 save_sheikh_jarrah 🇷🇺 Спасти_район_ШейхДжарра 🇹🇷 ŞeyhJarrah_mahallesini_kurtar 🇩🇪 Siehe_SheikhJarrah_Nachbarschaft Sauver_le_quartier_de_SheikhJarra Palestine

Hamas sends rockets deeper into Israel after Gaza airstrikes as conflict spiralsSirens sound in Jezreel Valley as death toll rises and Israel vows to continue military operations in Gaza until there is ‘complete quiet’ Palestinian rockets are just meant to stun not kill. These peace loving rockets is their earnest plea to stop the war. The deaths shown in Israel are due to Covid and smoke is due to mass barbecue cooking 'Rockets deeper into israel' seems to suggest that Hamas is much stronger than isreal. That Israelis vow to continue operation until 'complete quiet' seems to be impractical because the root causes of clashes do still exist. So unrests are to be expected.