Israel ought to “cease and suppose” earlier than taking any additional motion in Rafah, International Secretary Lord Cameron has stated.
The previous prime minister stated the UK was “very involved” concerning the state of affairs on the Gaza-Egypt border.
Native well being officers have stated 37 folks had been killed in strikes on the town.
The international secretary stated it was “inconceivable to see how one can battle a struggle amongst these folks”, referring to the civilians in Gaza.
“There’s nowhere for them to go,” he added, with the border crossing to Egypt shut.
“We would like Israel to cease and suppose very significantly earlier than it takes any additional motion.
“Above all, what we wish is an instantaneous pause within the combating – we wish that pause to result in a ceasefire, a sustainable ceasefire and not using a return to additional combating.”
The Israeli navy stated it had performed a “collection of strikes” in southern Gaza on Monday.
It stated the strikes had now concluded, with out elaborating on the targets or assessing the potential harm or casualties.
Israel says it has expanded its floor operation in southern Gaza to root out Hamas fighters.
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