The horror of war has no limits, not even to the innocent children who sleep in their beds, some of them in bed with their mother and father: Hamas’s wrath did not spare them at all. Kibbutz Kfar AzzaIsraeli soldiers said that they found at least 40 children killed among dozens of people who were slaughtered in cold blood. Some of the children, Even newborn babies were “decapitated.”They said in shock on Israeli television, according to a report by an It24 website correspondent.
“A massacre, a real massacre”This was also repeated by journalists who visited the town of Kfar Azza on the border with the Gaza Strip, where members of Hamas and other Palestinian factions infiltrated during the night between Friday and Saturday. Their testimonies and photos they took are spread on social networks and websites and give a complete picture of the massacre: ““There is a strong smell of death everywhere.”While the sounds of explosions coming from Gaza can be heard through videos posted on social media. On the kibbutz – as army officials told him – dozens, perhaps hundreds of people were killed, including men, women and children: it was a massacre.
And In its latest launch from Gaza, Hamas rockets hit the Regina Hotel in Ashkelon: plumes of smoke can be seen near the port – He was thereWarning to city residents40 km north of the Gaza Strip: “We warn the residents of Ashkelon to leave their city by five o’clock (four p.m. Italian time).” A raid launched by Israel on the Gaza port. Pictures broadcast by Al Jazeera showed a thick cloud of smoke rising from the port With boats and fishing boats catching fire.
In the morning, Israeli aircraft launched an attack on the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza, which was the second raid in less than 24 hours. This was reported by the border authorities on the Gaza side, according to the Washington Post. The raid hit the section of the road linking the Egyptian and Gaza sides of the crossing, leaving “a gap hindering passage to and from the Egyptian side.” Iyad Al-Bazum, spokesman for the Hamas-controlled Interior Ministry in Gaza, told Sky News Arabia that the Rafah crossing had just been repaired after an Israeli airstrike last night. Egypt closes the Rafah crossing Sources told Al Arabiya: “Indefinitely.”
The number of martyrs in Gaza as a result of Israeli attacks rose to 830 people, and 4,250 others were injured The Hamas Ministry of Health in the Gaza Strip said. Israel is moving toward a “comprehensive attack.” So said the Minister of Defense Yoav Galant. “All restrictions have been eased, we are in control of the area, and we are moving towards a comprehensive attack,” he explained, speaking to the forces on the Gaza border. “Hamas wanted change in Gaza. It will change 180 degrees from what it thought.” He wondered, “What is the American aircraft carrier doing in Israel? It will start committing serious massacres in those areas, and strike and destroy Gaza.” This is what the Turkish President said Recep Tayyip ErdoganAccording to Anadolu, during a joint press conference with Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer, who is visiting Ankara.
UN warning to Israel: The comprehensive siege on Gaza is “prohibited” Under international humanitarian law. Volker Türk, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said that the comprehensive Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip is prohibited under international law. He stressed in a statement that “imposing a blockade that endangers the lives of civilians by depriving them of goods essential for their survival is prohibited under international humanitarian law.” “The scale and speed of what is happening in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel is horrific. My message to all parties is clear and unequivocal: the laws of war must be respected.” This was stated by the head of humanitarian affairs at the United Nations, Martin Griffiths, stressing that “the prisoners must be treated humanely and the hostages must be released without delay.” He added: “During hostilities, civilians and civilian infrastructure must be protected, and humanitarian aid, services and vital supplies to Gaza must not be prevented.”
“We support Israel in taking the necessary and proportionate measures to defend its country and protect its people”: US National Security Council spokeswoman Adrienne Watson said. Therefore, the White House wants Israel to respond to the ferocious attack launched by Hamas in a “proportionate” manner, but it did not specify whether there are limits that it should not cross, other than warning against attacking civilians. The United States could deploy a second aircraft carrier near IsraelIn addition to Major Gerald R. Ford. The Wall Street Journal reported this, citing American defense sources.
World Health Organization: Opening a humanitarian corridor to the Gaza Strip Thousands head towards the Rafah crossing to enter Egypt (ANSA)
Hamas, no hostage negotiations until the end of the war
Haaretz quoted Hamas’s political leader, Ismail Haniyeh, as saying that Hamas would not hold “discussions about prisoners and hostages held by resistance forces” until the end of the military campaign.
In Israel, schools were closed on Wednesday for safety reasons
“After assessing the security situation by the Home Front Command, the Ministry of Education announced that there will be no schools across the country tomorrow.” The Israeli Ministry of Education announced.
Appeal of the son of missing Italians: “Help us”
““The priority is for the lives of the hostages, and the priority is to return them to their homeland immediately, and we hope that Italy will help us as well.” This is the appeal made by Nadav Kipnis, the son of the missing Italian-Israeli couple, who was contacted by Rai News 24. “My father is disabled, he suffers from a disease that makes his immune system and muscles very weak. If my father is kidnapped as we believe, we hope that my father will be able to To get the medicines he needs.” He added, “We do not have official confirmation, but we have information that leads us to believe that they were kidnapped: we have tracked their cell phones that are not at home, and there is a video of terrorists kidnapping people in their neighborhood.” Once again, Nadav Kipnis speaks about the parents. He added, on the other hand, that lists of victims began to spread, but their names did not appear.
The Pope invites the parish priest of Gaza
“Yesterday I spoke with Pope Francis, who showed me his closeness and prayers for the entire ecclesiastical community in Gaza and for all parishioners and residents.” This is what he revealed to the Gaza Parish Priest, Father Gabriel Romanelli, who is currently stuck in Bethlehem, waiting to return to his parish, the Holy Family, the only Catholic in the Strip. “I thanked the Holy Father for his call for peace in Israel and Palestine last Sunday at the Angelus – added the monks – and Pope Francis gave his blessing so that everyone could feel his closeness.” The Gaza parish currently hosts 130 refugees and others are being hosted. In nearby parish structures. “The bombings – says Father Romanelli, citing testimonies of his parishioners – are continuous and severe. The fear of ground invasion is increasing.”
The first 200 Italians from Tel Aviv in Pratica di Mare
The two military planes that returned to Italy the first 200 citizens who wanted to leave Israel landed in Pratica di Mare. Two more military flights are scheduled. About 200 other Italians will board Italian Air Force vehicles in Tel Aviv. During the day, after about 200 people arrived, in two different Boeing aircraft, two additional flights were scheduled with the same military aircraft. Operations ordered by the Departments of Defense and State are managed by the Joint Forces Summit Coordination in coordination with the Macy’s offices. On the next two flights, 180 to 200 Italians are expected to arrive, who will also land at Pratica di Mare Military Airport. Eventually, 400 Italians will return from Israel.
Ministry of Interior, strengthening prevention measures
Interior Minister Matteo Piantidosi chaired the National Commission for Public Order and Security of the Ministry of the Interior to analyze potential threats linked to the serious crisis in the Middle East. During the meeting, the Ministry informed that “after conducting a detailed assessment of the risk files, it was decided to increase the level of attention to every possible target and strengthen prevention measures in this area.” The meeting was attended by Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Nicola Molteni, commanders of the police forces, and leaders of the security services.
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