Israeli launches new air raids on Gaza after Palestinians within the besieged enclave despatched incendiary balloons into southern Israel.
The Israeli air power launched air raids on the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday after Palestinians within the besieged enclave despatched incendiary balloons into southern Israel, Israel’s army and witnesses in Gaza mentioned.
In an announcement, the Israeli military mentioned it attacked Hamas compounds, and that it was “prepared for all situations, together with renewed preventing within the face of continued terrorist acts emanating from Gaza”.
It was not instantly clear if there have been casualties on account of the bombings.
The air raids mark the primary main flare-up between Israel and Gaza since a ceasefire on Might 21 ended Israel’s 11-day assault on the territory that killed 260 Palestinians, together with 66 kids, in keeping with Gaza authorities. 13 individuals in Israel had been additionally killed by rockets fired from the enclave.
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On Tuesday, tons of of Palestinians in Gaza protested in opposition to a “provocative” march by Israeli far-right nationalists by occupied East Jerusalem.
Tuesday’s so-called “March of the Flags”, which marked the anniversary of Israel’s 1967 occupation of the town’s japanese half, got here as tensions stay excessive over Israel’s deliberate pressured displacement of Palestinian households from the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah.
Forward of the march, Israeli police forcibly eliminated dozens of Palestinians from exterior the Outdated Metropolis’s Damascus Gate. At the very least 17 Palestinians had been arrested and 33 others had been wounded as Israeli police fired stun grenades within the surrounding areas of Damascus Gate.
Lots of of Jewish ultranationalists taking part within the march had been heard chanting “Loss of life to Arabs” in Hebrew. In one other anti-Palestinian chant, they yelled: “Might your village burn.”