« Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel is “at war” in his first pubic appearance after Hamas militants launched rockets from Gaza into southern and central Israel on Saturday morning in a major surprise attack.
“Citizens of Israel, we are at war,” stressed Netanyahu. « I ordered to perform a wide reservists call and to retaliate with force that they have never met before. The enemy will pay a price that he never knew before,” he added, and claimed that “we are in war and we are going to win that war.
Leading Palestinian armed group Hamas launched a major attack in the early hours of Saturday, firing thousands of rockets at Israel and infiltrating its militants into Jewish settlements near the border with Gaza. »