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Greater than 200 folks killed in airstrikes in a single day, Hamas-run ministry says
Intense Israeli strikes killed greater than 200 folks in a single day within the Gaza Strip, the Hamas-run well being ministry within the besieged Palestinian territory has mentioned.
‘Greater than 200 martyrs had been reported within the in a single day massacres,’ the ministry mentioned in an announcement, including the loss of life toll solely coated Gaza Metropolis and the northern a part of the Gaza Strip, and never the southern area.
King of Jordan says ‘pressing medical assist’ air-dropped into Gaza
Jordan’s air pressure air-dropped important medical provides to a area hospital within the besieged Gaza Strip, King Abdullah II mentioned early Monday.
‘Our fearless air pressure personnel air-dropped at midnight pressing medical assist to the Jordanian area hospital in Gaza,’ he mentioned on X, previously Twitter.
‘That is our obligation to help our brothers and sisters injured within the struggle on Gaza,’ he mentioned, including: ‘We’ll all the time be there for our Palestinian brethren.’
- Israel later mentioned it coordinated with Jordan on the air drop, a significant injection of provides because the territory runs low on meals, water, gasoline and medicines.
- The air drop was introduced as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken carried out a regional diplomatic tour, holding talks in Amman on Saturday together with his counterparts from Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
- A sluggish trickle of assist has been passing by way of the southern Rafah crossing. The variety of vans has elevated in latest days, with Blinken saying on Saturday that 100 vans had been now coming into Gaza every day.
- He mentioned that was nonetheless not practically sufficient for the inhabitants of two.3 million.
‘At present there’s north Gaza and south Gaza’: Israeli navy says territory is break up in two
Gaza misplaced communications in its third whole outage of the Israel-Hamas struggle, whereas Israel’s navy mentioned it encircled Gaza Metropolis.
The IDF says it has divided the besieged coastal strip into two.
‘At present there’s north Gaza and south Gaza,’ Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari informed reporters, calling it a ‘vital stage’ in Israel’s struggle towards the Hamas militant group ruling the enclave.
Israeli media reported troops had been anticipated to enter Gaza Metropolis inside 48 hours, and robust explosions had been seen in northern Gaza after dusk.
IDF: Our hostages stay prime precedence
IDF spokesman Daniel Hagari has mentioned releasing the hostages inside Gaza stays the Israeli navy’s prime precedence.
‘We’re going to defeat Hamas. We’re going to free our hostages,’ he mentioned throughout a press briefing, proven under.
Is it believed round 240 hostages are presently in Gaza. Hamas officers within the territory claims a quantity have been killed in IDF airstrikes.
IDF troopers had been marching by way of Gaza once they had been attacked by terrorists who sprang out of a close-by underground hatch.
Video exhibits the Israeli troops pushed the enemy again by way of the opening however slightly than comply with them inside, they known as in an airstrike.
An eight-year-old woman who was believed to have been slaughtered in Israel by Hamas terrorists is now considered alive and amongst these held hostage in Gaza .
Emily Hand, a younger Irish-Israeli woman, was reported to have been one of many not less than 130 folks killed within the lethal bloodbath at Kibbutz Be’eri, the place she spent the night time of October 6 to October 7 at a sleepover at her good friend’s home.
Within the aftermath of the assault, in an interview that went around the globe, her Irish-born father Thomas Hand mentioned that he was glad to listen to that she was useless as he was scared of how she would have been handled by Hamas terrorists.
However after a month of mourning considering she had been killed, her household right now revealed Israeli authorities had informed them the schoolgirl is a hostage of Hamas, and is probably going being held someplace in within the besieged Gaza Strip.
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Britain withdraws some employees and members of the family from embassy in Lebanon because of ‘safety state of affairs’ in area
Britain’s International Workplace has mentioned some employees and members of the family have been briefly withdrawn from the British embassy in Lebanon because of the ‘safety state of affairs’ within the area.
Steerage on the International, Commonwealth and Improvement Workplace (FCDO) web site mentioned: ‘FCDO advises towards all journey to Lebanon because of dangers related to the battle between Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
‘There are ongoing mortar and artillery exchanges and air strikes in South Lebanon, on the boundary with Israel. Tensions are excessive and occasions may escalate with little warning, which may have an effect on or restrict exit routes out of Lebanon.
‘There’s additionally a danger of civil unrest. There have been massive protests outdoors embassies, together with outdoors the US and French embassies on October 17. Additional protests are anticipated. British nationals ought to train warning and keep away from areas the place demonstrations could also be held.
‘As a result of safety state of affairs, some employees on the British embassy and all members of the family of employees have been briefly withdrawn. The embassy continues with important work together with providers to British nationals.’
Israel has clashed with Lebanese terror group Hezbollah because the October 7 assault, elevating fears the struggle in Gaza may unfold to the broader area.
Israel-Hamas struggle: What it’s worthwhile to know on Day 31 of the on-going battle
Israel continued its large bombing marketing campaign after the Palestinian militants staged the worst assault within the nation’s historical past a month in the past.
Of their October 7 assault, Hamas gunmen killed greater than 1,400 folks, largely civilians, and took greater than 240 others hostage.
The well being ministry in Gaza, which is run by Hamas, says greater than 9,770 folks, a lot of them ladies and youngsters, have been killed in Israeli strikes and the intensifying floor marketing campaign because the struggle started.
Israel now says it has break up Gaza in two, encricling Gaza Metropolis within the north. The IDF says it plans to see the entire of the north freed from civilians, who it has repeatedly urged to flee to the south of the territory.
Because the bombardment continues, UN assist businesses have launched a uncommon joint assertion calling for a ceasefire to the battle. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has remained agency on his place, vowing that ‘there will not be a ceasefire till the hostages are returned’.
In the meantime, Britain’s international workplace has mentioned it’s withdrawing some embassy employees from Lebanon amid fears the battle may broaden.
This is what else it’s worthwhile to know of day 31 of the battle:
- Israel on Monday pounded Gaza with ‘vital’ strikes, whereas IDF troops and Hamas fighters engaged in house-to-house fight within the north.
- Israeli officers have continued to disregard ceasefire calls by UN assist businesses who condemned surging civilian deaths within the month-long battle.
- Since Israel despatched floor forces into the north of Gaza late final month, ‘over 2,500 terror targets have been struck’ by ‘floor, air and naval forces’, IDF says
- ‘We’ll take the struggle to Hamas wherever they’re, underground, above floor’, Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus mentioned at a briefing Monday.
- He repeated requires civilians to go away the city struggle zone within the north of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip to the south.
- The struggle has despatched 1.5 million folks fleeing to different components of the territory in a determined seek for cowl.
- Conricus once more accused Hamas of constructing tunnels beneath hospitals, faculties and locations of worship in Gaza to cover fighters, plan assaults and retailer ammunition – a cost the militant group has repeatedly denied .
- Israel has resisted requires a halt within the combating, with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken touring the area calling for ‘pauses’ whereas rejecting Arab international locations’ calls for for a ceasefire.
- Israeli troops now encircle Gaza Metropolis, successfully splitting the territory in two, with ‘vital’ strikes carried out, military spokesman Daniel Hagari mentioned late Sunday.
- On Sunday, the well being ministry mentioned 45 folks had been killed in Israeli strikes on a refugee camp in central Gaza, leaving folks looking out by way of the rubble.
- The only real border crossing into Egypt was closed Sunday for a second day in a row, with Hamas suspending the evacuation of international passport holders after Israel refused to permit some injured Palestinians to be evacuated.
- The UN Workplace for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) confirmed the closure, saying greater than 1,100 folks had been allowed out thus far.