Israel 's missile strikes has killed nine people, Gaza's health ministry claims, as tensions escalate with Hamas firing rockets toward Jerusalem area and hundreds injured in clashes at a sacred mosque site
The missile strike came in response to Hamas firing rockets toward the Jerusalem area and southern Israel.Militants were carrying out a threat to punish Israel for violent confrontations with Palestinians inJerusalem in recent days.The Israeli military issued no immediate comment on the death toll, but was looking into reports three children had been killed, Sky News reports.
Israel's military officials labelled the rocket attacks a "severe assault on Israel" and claimed rocket fire from Palestine had injured one person after a vehicle was struck in the south.Israel's military retaliated by striking at Hamas military targets and sending in more troops to Gaza.
Rocket sirens sounded in Jerusalem, in nearby towns and in communities near the Gaza minutes after an ultimatum from the enclave's ruling Islamist Hamas group on Monday demanding Israel stand down forces in the al Aqsa mosque compound, where aid groups say hundreds have been injured in clashes. headtopics.com
As Israel celebrated "Jerusalem Day" on Monday, marking its capture of eastern sections of the holy city in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, violence erupted at the al Aqsa mosque, Islam's third most sacred site.The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said more than 300 Palestinians were injured in clashes with police who fired
rubber bullets, stun grenades and tear gas in the compound.Police said 21 officers were also hurt at al Aqsa as Hamas issued the ultimatum at 6pm local time (3pm GMT).Tensions between Palestinians and Israeli forces have reached boiling point as Palestinians complain of oppressive restrictions during Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting.
It has been further inflamed by the latest round of evictions of Palestinian residents from their homes to make way for Jewish settlers.The Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in East Jerusalem has also been a focal point of Palestinian protests during Ramadan.
Several Palestinian families face eviction, under Israeli court order, from homes claimed by Jewish settlers in a long-running legal case.The violence erupting in the trouble region has raised concerns from international observers about the risk of wider conflict. headtopics.com
In the US, the White House had called on Israel to ensure calm during "Jerusalem Day".The Biden administration has serious concerns about the escalating violence in Israel as tensions simmer with Palestinians in Jerusalem, the White House press secretary said on Monday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier defended police handling of successive nights of protesting in Jerusalem.It comes as a governing coalition forms plans to unseat him after an inconclusive March 23 election.Israel views all of Jerusalem as its capital, including the eastern part that it annexed after the 1967 war in a move that has not won international recognition.
Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of a state they seek in Gaza and the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Read more: Daily Mirror »
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