Throughout yesterday, Israeli shelling of the Gaza Strip continued, where the death toll reached 20 people, intensive raids continued, as Israeli warning sirens were turned on in Ashkelon and the Lachish region. On the other hand, several Palestinian rockets fell. inside a busy interior. Addressing the mayors, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said: “We are ready for the possibility of expanding the operation and holding new strikes.”
IDF spokesman Avichai Adrai said, “The IDF targeted the vehicle carrying the activists to the missile launch site,” stressing that “the IDF will continue to work to ensure the safety and security of Israeli citizens.”
Adraei added: “A military aircraft targeted a car carrying activists on their way to a missile launch site in the Khan Younis area.”
For his part, Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir stressed that “the time for killings has come.”
Ben Gvir wrote on his Twitter account, “It’s time for the killings,” coinciding with more Israeli raids in the Gaza Strip.
Yesterday, Israeli soldiers killed two Palestinian youths who accused them of shooting at his soldiers in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry and the Israeli army announced.
And the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced: “Two young men, Ahmed Jamal Tawfik Assaf (19) and Rani Walid Ahmed Katanat (24), were killed by Israeli bullets in Kabatia, Jenin Governorate, in the northwest. Bank, at the hands of Israeli forces. A ministry statement said the 17-year-old boy was hit by live bullets in the stomach and chest, describing his condition as “very critical.”
The official Palestinian News Agency (WAFA) said the clashes erupted after “a large force of the occupying army stormed the city and raided a number of houses of citizens in the western area, ransacked them and tampered with their contents.”