Israel continues its ground attack on the Gaza Strip. Already 9,770 Palestinians, including 4,008 children, have died since the beginning of the war with Israel, the Palestinian website reported. The city of Kiryat Shmona, located in northern Israel, was hit by rockets on Sunday evening. King Abdullah II of Jordan announced that the Jordanian air force had made an “urgent” airdrop of medical aid to Gaza residents. Here are the most important events from the last few hours.
> Four people died when a rocket hit a car in an area of Lebanese villages Aianata and Aitaroun. The victims, according to Hezbollah lawyer Hassan Fadlallah, include three children, Reuters reported. Lebanese Hezbollah threatened that Israel “will pay the price” after this event.
> Authorities Kirjat of Shmona reported that this city located in northern Israel was hit on Sunday evening by rockets that came from the north towards Lebanon. Two attacks were made. Three rockets hit houses, which were significantly damaged, and one hit a car. According to the authorities, more than half of the 13 rockets fired fell within the city. There were no casualties.
> The AFP agency reported that The Israeli army reached the coast and cut off the northern part of the Gaza Strip and its capital from the rest of the territory. Army spokesman Daniel Hagari said the armed forces were attacking from the air, land and sea to create “pressure that will lead to the fall of Hamas.” At the same time, the spokesman added, the army maintains humanitarian corridors to enable the civilian population to evacuate to the south of the Zone.
> The Israeli military said on Sunday it had discovered a network of Hamas tunnels, command centers and rocket launchers under and adjacent to hospitals in northern Gaza. The aforementioned Hagari said that more than 800 rockets fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel during the war did not reach their targets, but fell in the Strip, causing significant losses among the civilian population.
> Medicines and medical supplies were dropped by Jordanian military aviation for the people of Gaza. “Helping our brothers and sisters wounded during the war in Gaza is our duty. We will always be there for our Palestinian brothers,” wrote the Jordanian monarch Abdullah II on Sunday on Platform X.
> United States are trying to prevent Israel’s war with the Palestinian Hamas from spreading to the entire region, said the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is on a diplomatic marathon in the Middle East and paid an unannounced visit to Iraq on Sunday. He assured that the US authorities are striving to achieve a “humanitarian pause” in the clashes in the Gaza Strip.
During a meeting with reporters, Blinken said that currently 100 aid trucks are entering Gaza, but this is “a vastly insufficient number.”
> About 20 people were killed in an Israeli missile strike on a refugee camp Burey – the Qatari website Al Jazira reported on Sunday, citing medical services.
> According to a statement released Sunday by Ministry of Health Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, at least 9,770 Palestinians, including 4,008 children, have been killed in Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip since October 7.
> Vice President of the United States Kamala Harris he will discuss the administration’s efforts during a Monday call with foreign leaders Joe Biden aimed at increasing the inflow of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip in connection with the conflict between Israel and Hamas, the vice president’s office said.
> On Monday until Ministry of Foreign Affairs ambassadors of Egypt, Israel and Palestine were invited. The meetings are to concern the possibility of evacuating Polish citizens from the Gaza Strip.
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