Israeli attacks on Palestinians bring the number of martyrs to 123
Occupied Jerusalem: (Web Desk) The oppressor Israel has continued its airstrikes and shelling on various areas of the besieged Gaza Strip, the number of martyrs has reached 123.
According to a report by the British news agency Reuters, a series of clashes between Israeli forces and Hamas entered the second and overall fifth day of Eid al-Fitr, but there is no sign of an end to it.
According to Palestinian medical officials, 123 people have been killed so far in the Zionist army’s attacks, including 31 children and 19 women, while the number of wounded has risen to more than 900. Hamas attacks have killed eight people in Israel, including a soldier, including an Indian woman.
When Israel launched airstrikes on Gaza on Wednesday night, rival Jews and Arabs living in Israel launched attacks on businesses, cars, and people in various cities across the country.
Israel’s internal situation has deteriorated to the point that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a statement, said that “there is no room for violence against Israelis by Arabs living in the country and by Arabs.” Not acceptable.
In addition, three rockets were fired from Lebanese territory that landed in the Mediterranean Sea.
On the other hand, the Security Council meeting against attacks on unarmed Palestinians was canceled due to US opposition due to the US’s inclination towards oppressive Israel.
According to the French news agency AFP, the United Nations convened a Security Council meeting on Sunday to deal with the situation, while the secretary-general of the world body Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate ceasefire.
He said in a message on Twitter that many innocent civilians had already lost their lives and that the conflict could increase extremism throughout the region.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blanken has said that Washington is deeply concerned about the violence in the streets of Israel, while the State Department has urged its citizens not to travel to Israel. Review your trip to Israel because of the armed conflict and the civil war. There has been a significant increase in protests and violence.
On the other hand, many international airlines, including British Airways, Virgin, and Lufthansa, have also canceled their flights to Israel.
What is the controversy?
It should be noted that since the beginning of Ramadan, Israeli attacks on Palestinians and other acts of violence had begun in occupied Jerusalem, while tensions have risen in the most sacred city for the world’s three major religions. But Pakistan has also strongly condemned it.
Since Friday (May 7th), violence in occupied Jerusalem has been the worst since 2017, with long-running efforts by Jewish settlers to evict several Palestinian families from the Sheikh Jarrah area.
This is an area where several Palestinian families have been evicted in a long-running legal case, in which an appeal filed by Palestinians was due to be heard on Monday (May 10th) due to tensions by the Ministry of Justice. Postponed.
The recent attacks on Palestinians by Israeli forces have been going on since the night of May 7, when Palestinians were worshiping at the Al-Aqsa Mosque on the last Friday of Ramadan, and 205 Palestinians were injured in the attack by Israeli forces.
Worship resumed at Al-Aqsa Mosque on May 8, but according to the Palestinian Red Crescent, Israeli forces carried out violence in the eastern part of Jerusalem, injuring 121 more Palestinians, most of them with rubber bullets and grenades. According to Israeli forces, 17 of their personnel were wounded.
Also on May 9, hundreds of Palestinians were injured as a result of renewed violence by Israeli forces near the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
On the morning of May 10, Israeli forces once again resorted to violence near Al-Aqsa Mosque, injuring 395 more Palestinians, more than 200 of whom were taken to hospital for treatment.
Hamas fired dozens of rockets into Israel, including a barrage, which turned off airstrikes sirens far from Jerusalem after an Israeli airstrike wounded 300 Palestinians. Israeli rocket attacks were used to justify attacks on Gaza, which killed 25 people, including a Hamas commander.
On the night of May 11, the Israeli air force once again justified rocket attacks by bombing Gaza, bringing the death toll to 43, including 13 children. The rocket attacks were also carried out by Hamas. Five Israelis were killed and several others were injured.
Gaza’s health ministry said on May 12 that the death toll from Israeli airstrikes had risen to 48, including 14 children, and that more than 300 had been injured.
On the other hand, 6 Israelis were also killed while about 1500 rockets were fired from Gaza and various places in Israel were targeted.
According to the United Nations Office for Human Rights, between May 7 and 10, 1,000 Palestinians were injured in violence by Israeli forces in East Jerusalem.
Israeli warplanes also carried out more airstrikes on high-rise buildings and elsewhere in Gaza on Eid al-Fitr, bringing the death toll from Monday to 103, including 24 children.
The UN special envoy for the Middle East peace process has warned that the situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories is escalating into a full-scale war due to Israeli airstrikes and Hamas rockets.
Following the Israeli crackdown on the Palestinians, the international community condemned the attacks and called for restraint.