The acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, JOsé Manuel Albaresannounced this Monday that there are two Spaniards who “suffered from the attack on Gaza by Israel”, although it did not detail their condition.
“We are meeting with their families and trying explain and help in any way possible”, he explained in an interview with Rac1. The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahudeclared this Saturday a state of war in the country after a major attack with more than 2,200 rockets added to a ground incursion launched by the Islamist movement Hamas.
The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, declared this Saturday a state of war in the country after a major attack with more than 2,200 rockets added to a ground raid launched by the Islamist movement Hamas.
500 Palestinians died
The number of Palestinians killed due to Israeli attacks against the Gaza Strip after the offensive launched on Saturday by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) has risen to nearly 500, with another fourteen added to the operation and combat of West Bankas confirmed by the authorities.
The Gaza Health Ministry, which is controlled by Hamas, stated on its Facebook account that “493 citizens were martyred”while 2,751 were injured “of varying degrees”, according to the number corresponding to 10:30 am (local time) this Monday.
The balance did not specify the number of minors killed or injured in the attacks, although the previous balance stated that 91 of the 436 killed were minors, as well as 244 of the 2,271 injured.
For its part, the Palestinian Ministry of Health, which relies on the Palestinian Authority, noted on Facebook that fourteen people died at the hands of Israeli forces in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, where 80 were also injured. In this way, the total number of deaths will be up to 450.
Israeli authorities have so far confirmedmore than 700 dead and 2,000 injured due to Hamas attackssupported by Islamic Jihad, who continue to be active in various parts of southern Israel, including information about a new invasion of the city of Sderot (south).
In this sense, the Israeli Army shows its account in the social network of those most affected by the fight.
The Israeli Army also stated that during the last hours it bombed more than 500 positions used by Hamas in the Palestinian enclave to “deal a fatal blow to the capabilities” of the group, which also took more than a hundred hostages during its incursions into Israel.
120,000 people have been displaced from the Gaza Strip
More than 120,000 people have been displaced in the Gaza Strip since the start of the war because of the offensive launched on Saturday by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) against the territory of Israel, which was confirmed by the United Nations.
the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) showed that 123,538 Palestinians were displaced in Gaza, according to data corresponding to 9:00 pm on Sunday, before confirming that Israeli bombardment had hit houses and apartment buildings in Gaza.
Therefore, he stated that “more than 17,500 families are internally displaced in Gaza, mainly due to fear, protection concerns and the destruction of their homes. United Nations Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
“In some cases, residential buildings were hit without warning for residents to evacuate,” he explained, while pointing to the destruction of four residential towers in Gaza and the death of six health workers due to of attacks on Israel.
In addition, OCHA noted that “the Israeli authorities continue to impose numerous restrictions on movement, including the closure of checkpoints and entrances to towns and cities in the West Bank”, including the Shufat refugee camp , in East Jerusalem.
Israel has indicated that so far at least 700 dead and more than 2,000 wounded have been confirmed in the Hamas offensive, backed by Islamic Jihad, clashes that have also resulted in the death of nearly 500 Palestinians in Gaza and another fourteen in clashes. . West Bank and East Jerusalem.