Israel imposed a complete blockade of the Gaza Strip. The area will be cut off from food, electricity and fuel supplies, said Joaw Galant, Israel’s defense minister.
– We have introduced an order providing for a complete blockade of the Palestinian Gaza Strip. This area will be completely cut off from food, electricity and fuel supplies, announced Defense Minister Joaw Galant, quoted by Reuters and Associated Press agencies.
Since the terrorist group Hamas took control of the Gaza Strip in 2007, Israel and Egypt have already introduced various types of blockades of this territory – recalled the AP agency.
The death toll is rising
The Israeli army has retaken all settlements near the Gaza Strip attacked by Hamas, Reuters reported on Monday, citing a spokesman for the Israeli armed forces. Subsequently, there were reports that air raid sirens sounded again in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Both cities are to be shelled from the Gaza Strip.
The death toll from the Palestinian Hamas attack in Israel that began on Saturday has already exceeded 700. 2,382 people are injured. Among the Palestinians, 493 people died and over 2,750 were injured, they reported on Monday. health ministries both sides.
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