Israel bombed Gaza for the third day, killing 29 Palestinians

ISLAMABAD, Aug 07 (Alliance News): The aggression of the Israeli soldiers on Gaza increased, the number of Palestinians killed during the third consecutive day of airstrikes has reached 29, while 6 children are also among the victims of the aggression.

According to foreign media, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said that 4 women were among those who died in the violent acts.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health has further stated that 253 civilians have also been injured during the latest Israeli offensive in Gaza since Friday.

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement (PIJ) confirmed in a statement today that its senior commander was killed in an Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip.

Islamic Jihad said in a statement that Al-Quds Brigades (Occupied Jerusalem Brigade) is mourning Security Council member and Gaza Strip Commander Khalid Mansour, who was martyred in an Israeli airstrike yesterday.

On Friday, Israel said it carried out a strike against Islamic Jihad that killed its commander, who was accused of involvement in recent attacks inside Israel.

Islamic Jihad said the Israeli bombardment amounted to a ‘declaration of war’ and retaliated with more than 100 rocket attacks against Israel hours later.

The recent violence is the worst since last year’s war in Gaza, which further devastated the enclave of some 2.3 million Palestinians and forced countless Israelis to flee to safety to escape rocket fire.

Regarding the attacks, Israel said it was necessary to launch the operation as a pre-emptive measure against the Islamic Jihad group, which was planning a quick attack after several days of tension on the border with Gaza.

Islamic Jihad is an organization affiliated with Hamas but often operates independently, while both organizations are blacklisted as terrorist organizations by most Western countries.

Since taking over Gaza in 2007, Hamas and Israel have fought four wars, including last May.

Islamic Jihad, on the other hand, said it fired rockets from the Gaza Strip towards occupied Jerusalem on Sunday as the conflict between Palestine and Israel entered its third day.

Al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of Islamic Jihad, said in a statement that it had fired rockets at the city.

Air raid sirens sounded before the rockets were fired, followed shortly by explosions as occupied Jerusalem was hit for the first time in the ongoing wave of violence.

Islamic Jihad said the Israeli bombardment amounted to a ‘declaration of war’ and retaliated with more than 100 rocket attacks against Israel a few hours later.

The organization said in its ongoing statement that the blood of the martyrs will not go in vain.

Pakistan condemns Israeli aggression
On the other hand, Federal Minister Senator Sherry Rehman strongly condemned the Israeli aggression.

Pakistan strongly condemned the Israeli airstrikes on Gaza on Saturday, which resulted in the injuries and deaths of Palestinians, including a 5-year-old girl.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that the martyrdom of 10 Palestinians including a 5-year-old girl in Gaza is the latest act of Israeli terrorism.

In one of his tweets on Saturday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that if there was an identity for impunity and barbarism, it would be Palestine.

In a statement issued by the Pakistani Foreign Office, it was said that the latest wave of conventional aggression by Israel is a complete violation of international human rights and humanitarian laws, atrocities against innocent Palestinians for decades, illegal actions and the continuation of indiscriminate use of force. Is.

The Foreign Office called on the international community to urge Israel to immediately end its rampant use of force and flagrant violations of the Palestinian people’s human rights.

The statement said that an immediate halt to Israel’s aggression is imperative.

“We reiterate our position that, in accordance with UN and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolutions, we renew our call for a viable, sovereign and contiguous Palestinian state along pre-1967 borders,” the Foreign Office said. And its capital is al-Quds al-Sharif, which is the only, comprehensive and lasting solution to the Palestinian problem


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