The Ministry of Health in Gaza reported that at least 20 people were killed, including 9 children, killed in Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip after Hamas fired rockets into Jerusalem.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the Israeli military claimed to have launched an offensive against armed groups. There was an army in the Gaza Strip. The attackers were Palestinian militants who crossed the “red line” and fired rockets into the Jerusalem area.
The Israeli army announced that Palestinian militants had fired about 150 rockets into the Jerusalem area and southern Israel. Hamas and a militant group Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the rocket attacks.
After the violence escalated, the Gaza Ministry of Health announced that at least 20 people were killed in Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip, including 9 children.
On Monday, during a week of violence in the Holy City, hundreds of Palestinians were injured in a new clash with Israeli police in the mosque plateau of East Jerusalem.
The new conflict took place on Jerusalem Day. According to the Hebrew calendar, Israel celebrated the conquest of the old city during the Six-Day War in 1967.
In recent weeks, the threat of the expulsion of Palestinian families and the release of space for Jewish residents in the Sheikh Jarah area of East Jerusalem has also triggered tensions.
Despite the blockade, protests were held in Istanbul on Monday night. Protesters including Syria and Palestine held Palestinian flags and shouted “Turkish army in Gaza” and “Be with Israel and be with the United States.” .
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan talked with Middle Eastern leaders about the increasing violence. According to a statement from Edgon’s office, the Turkish president told King Abdullah of Jordan that the “inhumane” attack on the Palestinians was aimed at all Muslims, adding that Turkey and Jordan should work together to stop the attack.