There is a fierce conflict going on between Israel and Hamas. Meanwhile, amid Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement to destroy the military and governance capacity of Hamas, the Israeli army intensified air strikes on the Gaza Strip today i.e. on Monday. Israel has deployed its most powerful tank in Gaza. At the same time, it sent its soldiers towards the south in search of Hamas terrorists.
The Israeli government on Sunday formally declared war against Hamas and approved taking significant military steps to avenge the terrorist group’s unexpected attacks. At the same time, Hamas terrorists have also continued to fire rockets at Israel, due to which sirens alerting them to air strikes are sounding from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv.
In the latest conflict between Israel and Hamas, the death toll from both sides has crossed 1200 and thousands of people have been injured. About 700 people are reported killed in Israel, while about 500 Palestinians are reported killed in Gaza Strip.
Palestinian terrorist groups have claimed to have taken 130 Israeli people hostage. Meanwhile, Israel’s Defense Minister Yoav Galant has ordered a ‘complete siege’ of Gaza, saying that authorities should cut off electricity to the area and stop food and fuel supplies there.
On the other hand, Israeli tanks and drones were seen protecting the open spaces on the border fence in an effort to stop terrorist infiltration. Hagari said that 15 of the 24 border communities have been evacuated from the area and the rest are expected to be evacuated in the next 24 hours.
Earlier, Hamas spokesman Abdel-Latif al-Kanoua told The Associated Press by phone that the group’s fighters continued fighting outside Gaza and took some more Israelis hostage on Monday morning.
Al-Kanoua said that the group’s goal is to free all Palestinian prisoners in Israeli custody in exchange for these hostages.
Meanwhile, Israel’s military said it hit more than a thousand targets in the Gaza Strip, razing much of the town of Beit Hanoun in the northeastern part of the territory.
Hagari said that Hamas is using the town of Beit Hanoun to carry out air strikes against Israel. He said that more than three lakh forces kept in reserve have been called and Israel will end the rule of Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
“Our job is to ensure that Hamas has no military capabilities left to target Israel,” Jonathan Conrican, an Israeli military spokesman, said in a video message. Along with this, we will ensure that Hamas is no longer fit to rule the Ghazi strip.
Israeli soldiers are still fighting on Monday to secure the border and expel terrorists from southern Israeli areas.
Austria stops development aid to Palestinian areas. Austria’s Foreign Minister says his country will stop development aid to the Palestinian territories after Hamas’ attack on Israel.
A spokesman for the terrorist group Hamas said on Monday that they wanted Israel to free all Palestinian prisoners and end the Israeli presence in the West Bank and Jerusalem, especially the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
12 people from Thailand died in the Hamas attack in Israel, 10 people from Nepal died, it is reported that 10 people from America also died in the Hamas attack.