Both Israel and Gaza faces casualities with series of launch of rockets the death toll of Palestinians killed in the Gaza Strip rose to 23 as Israel carried out a series of strikes in response to hundreds of rockets fired from the enclave.
Gaza militants fired rockets into southern Israel yesterday, killing at least four Israelis and bringing life to a standstill across the region in the bloodiest fighting since a 2014 war.
Three Palestinians and one baby killed in Israeli strike: Gaza ministry
When holy month of Ramzan begins Gaza need to be quiet and cease fire may eventually be seeked by two warring in which many states are just onlookers.
Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel. A scene that repeats every few minutes as civiIians in Israel’s south have been under attack since Saturday morning.
Israels military carried out fierce retaliatory strikes in the Gaza Strip on Sunday after Palestinian rockets hit Israeli cities as a deadly escalation showed no signs of slowing velocity of rocket firing.
Tensions in the Gaza Strip escalated early Saturday when Israeli military said they had detected hundreds of rockets fired from the area, with the Iron Dome system managing to intercept “dozens”. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) responded by hitting Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorist targets.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he had ordered the military to keep up “massive strikes” on “terror elements” in the Gaza Strip and reinforce the troops around the Gaza Strip with tanks, artillery and infantry forces amid the escalation of the border standoff following rocket attacks carried out by militants.
According to the Israeli state-run radio, a fresh Gaza rocket attack has resulted in the killing of two Israelis in the southern city of Ashkelon.
Earlier in the day, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) stated that the number of rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel had reached at least 600 rockets in under 36 hours.