« Numerous Palestinian civilians suffered casualties, including fatalities and injuries, as Israeli missile strikes struck two Al-Shati camps in the northern region of Gaza on Monday, according to the Palestinian side
The Gaza Ministry of Interior and National Security reported that on the same day, the Israeli military launched an attack, destroying a mosque located west of Gaza City.
Hamas launched a surprise attack on Israel on Saturday, October 7, firing thousands of rockets as militants broke through into Israeli territory as part of what the group described as ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’.
Israeli authorities have reported over 700 Israeli casualties and more than 2,200 injuries, prompting retaliatory airstrikes by the IDF in Gaza, resulting in 413 Palestinian fatalities and nearly 2,300 injuries.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that his country was at war and promised ‘severe retaliation’ against the Palestinian militants.
Meanwhile, Senior Hamas member Saleh al-Arouri indicated that the militant group was prepared for all options, including an escalation on all levels.
The crisis coincides with the 50th anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War when Israel was attacked by Arab states on Yom Kippur. »