Israeli Air Strike Targets Mosque in Gaza Strip, Killing and Injuring Palestinians
Israeli Air Strike Targets Mosque in Gaza, Causing Casualties and Destruction
According to a medical source, an Israeli air strike on Wednesday targeted a mosque in the Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. The attack resulted in the death and injury of several Palestinians. The exact number of casualties has not been specified.
Widespread Destruction Caused by the Raid
The source revealed that the bombing of Al-Shuhada Al-Aqsa Mosque caused extensive destruction in the area.
Conflict in Gaza and Israeli Response
The conflict in Gaza started on October 7 when Hamas initiated Operation Al-Aqsa Flood. This surprise offensive included rocket fire and infiltration into Israel. The operation was in response to the storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque and escalating violence by Israeli settlers. In retaliation, the Israeli army launched Operation Iron Swords against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip.
Severe Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza
Gaza is currently facing a severe humanitarian crisis characterized by electricity outages and shortages of water, food, fuel, and medical supplies.
Call for Immediate Humanitarian Ceasefire
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire to alleviate the epic human suffering caused by the ongoing conflict.
High Casualty Count
Since the beginning of the Israeli attacks on Gaza, at least 3,478 Palestinians have lost their lives, while the number of casualties in Israel exceeds 1,400.