As a result of Israeli attacks on the Jabaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday and Wednesday, at least 195 Palestinians were killed, 777 were injured and approximately 120 are missing, the Hamas press office reported, quoted by Reuters. The US president called on Wednesday for a “humanitarian pause” in the fighting. At tvn24.pl we summarize the most important events in the Middle East in recent hours.
> Our ground forces have broken the Hamas defense line in the northern Gaza Strip; The operation is progressing according to plan, announced Israeli army spokesman Daniel Hagari. Defense Minister Joaw Galant said that “thousands of terrorists” had already been killed.
> Refugees with foreign passports started leave the Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing on the border with Egypt. The first ambulances with the injured also left, press agencies reported. Reuters reported that the agreement between Egypt, Israel and Hamas allowing the evacuation of some people was negotiated through Qatar in coordination with USA.
> Israeli attack on the largest refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, aimed at a Hamas commander, caused catastrophic destruction and claimed a huge number of lives, CNN reports, citing local emergency services and eyewitness accounts. – It was like the end of the world – reported one of the Palestinians.
> As a result of Israeli attacks on Tuesday and Wednesday on the Jabaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, at least 195 Palestinians were killed, 777 were injured and about 120 are missing, the Hamas press office reported, quoted by Reuters.
> Given the high number of civilian casualties and the scale of destruction, we fear that Israeli air attacks on the Jabaliya refugee camp may have constituted war crimes, announced the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR).
> Foreign citizens, including Americans, who escaped from the Gaza Strip on Wednesday were the first of perhaps more than 1,000 who will leave Gaza in the coming days, the US president said. Joe Biden. He also announced that he is working to increase supplies of humanitarian aid to the Palestinians.
> The Shiite Houthi militia in Yemen said on Wednesday evening that it had again fired a “series of drones” at Israel, Reuters reported, citing a statement by the group’s spokesman, Yahia Sari.
> The Israeli military said it had foiled it missile attack Iranian-backed Yemeni rebels. There are growing concerns in the region about the escalation of the war between Israel and Hamas, CNN reports.
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