Israel Hama War: Gaza’s 2.3 million citizens are facing a fierce struggle for food, water and security on Sunday. A week after Hamas terrorists launched an unexpected attack on Israel, Palestinians in Gaza have been deprived of even basic necessities. Thousands of people in Gaza are trying to obey Israel’s order to evacuate the northern area, while others gathered in hospitals there. Doctors in Gaza warned on Sunday that if hospitals filled with wounded people run out of fuel, And if basic supplies run out, thousands of people could die. Civilians are struggling to find food, water and safety ahead of a possible ground attack by Israel amid the war, which began with a deadly attack by Hamas last week.
Israeli army ready to enter inside Gaza border
After the increasing deployment of American warships in this area, the Israeli army has mobilized on the Gaza border. Israel has said that it will launch a comprehensive campaign to eliminate the terrorist group Hamas. Gaza’s Health Ministry has said that 2,329 Palestinians have been killed since the fighting began. This number is more than the war that broke out between Israel and Gaza in 2014. This war lasted for more than six weeks. More than 1,300 Israelis have been killed in this conflict, most of whom were civilians killed in Hamas’ October 7 attack. This is the deadliest war for Israel since the 1973 conflict with Egypt and Syria.
Israel orders evacuation
The Israeli army ordered more than 1 million Palestinians to evacuate northern Gaza. Israel also issued instructions on social media to Gaza residents to move south. Along with this, the same order was also repeated in the leaflets dropped by the aircraft. The army said it was trying to evacuate civilians ahead of a major operation against Hamas militants in the north, including from underground bases in Gaza City. However, Hamas has urged people to stay in their homes. The army said on Sunday it would not target a single route in the south between 10am and 1pm and again urged Palestinians to leave the northern enclave en masse.
Lives of thousands of patients in danger – UN
A day earlier, the army had offered the Palestinians an escape route through two corridors. At the same time, the United Nations and aid groups have said that such a rapid migration, as well as Israel’s complete siege of the 40 kilometer long coastal area, will lead to a severe humanitarian crisis. The World Health Organization (WHO) said evacuation “could be a death sentence” for more than 2,000 patients, including newborns and those being treated in intensive care units (ICUs) in hospitals in the north. According to the United Nations, Gaza hospitals are expected to run out of generator fuel within two days, putting the lives of thousands of patients in danger.
Gaza is going through severe crisis
Gaza is already in a humanitarian crisis due to the shortage of water and medical supplies due to the Israeli siege. Residents said they are unable to even buy bread as some bakeries are closed. The Israeli army has said that thousands of Palestinian civilians have already moved towards the southern region in view of the warning. The US is attempting to sign a deal to reopen Egypt’s Rafah border crossing with Gaza to allow Americans and other foreign nationals to pass through and humanitarian aid collected by Egypt. Could. This border was closed due to air raids at the beginning of the war.
Demand is rising for early release of hostages
Hundreds of relatives of about 150 people captured by Hamas in Israel and taken to Gaza gathered outside the Israeli Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv to demand their release. In a televised address on Saturday night, Israel’s chief military spokesman Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari accused Hamas of trying to use civilians as human shields. Without specifying the timing of the attack, he said, “We are going to launch a massive attack on Gaza City soon.”
A Hamas commander killed – Israeli Army
A Hamas commander responsible for the killings in Nirim was killed in an airstrike in southern Gaza on Sunday, the army said. Israel said it attacked more than 100 military targets overnight, including command centers and rocket launchers. Israel has mobilized about 360,000 reserves and large-scale troops and tanks along the border with Gaza. Evacuation of Israelis living near the Gaza border, including residents of the city of Sderot, continued. Militants have fired more than 5,500 rockets into Gaza since the conflict began, many of which reached Israel’s interior. At the same time, Israeli war planes are attacking Gaza.
American is sending war equipment
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said late Saturday that the US is sending a second aircraft carrier, the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, to the eastern Mediterranean, with the aim of deterring any Hamas allies such as Iran or Lebanon’s Hezbollah. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh amid efforts by the Joe Biden administration to prevent wider regional conflict. After reaching West Asia on Thursday, Blinken has met many leaders of the Arab world including Mohammed bin Salman.
Hamas spokesman Jihad Taha told The Associated Press (AP) in Beirut that Israel “does not dare to wage a ground war” because of the hostages. He called for Hezbollah and other parties to join the fight if Israel launches a ground offensive. Pointed towards. Gaza health officials said at least 27 people were killed and 80 others were injured in an Israeli airstrike near the Jabaliya refugee camp in northern Gaza. Officials said most of the casualties were women and children. Doctors at Kamal Advan Hospital shared footage of burnt and mutilated bodies.