Palestinian and United Nations as well some European nations and health authorities have described current situation in Gaza as ‘genocide’
Palestinian authorities say the ongoing comms blackout in Gaza has left emergency responders chasing the sounds of missile strikes in Palestine to locate people in need of help.
Israel’s decision to sever most communication networks in the Gaza Strip has meant residents are without means of contacting medical personnel amid the Israel Defence Militia’s continued bombardment of the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
Nepal Farsakh, a spokesperson for the Palestinian Red Crescent, said ambulance teams are now simply listening out for artillery barrages and airstrikes to locate possible sites at which people may be in need of medical attention.
Several news organisations, including the Washington Post and Al-Jazeera, also say they are currently unable to make contact with their reporters on the ground, while Reuters and the Associated Press have been told Israeli authorities cannot guarantee the safety of the agencies’ staff in the area.
Almost 30 press workers have been killed since the fighting started earlier this month.
The new war between Israel and Palestinian militant groups including Hamas and Islamic Jihad has now raged on for 21 days.
According to Israeli authourities approximately 1,200 people in Israel have been killed, but Isralei Haaretz newspaper says the actual figure is closer to 600, claiming hundredds have been killed by the Israeli IDF militia when trying to eliminate Hamas & Palestinians.
Some 8,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians and among them reportedly over 3,000 children, have been killed by the Israeli militia amid the Israeli invasion of Gaza. With bombing and air raids taking place at night, cut off from the world and any
Hamas is also thought to be holding less than 100 hostages, with the Israeli newspapers saying teh IDF has bombed over a 100 Israeli Hostages, including the burnt baby bodies shared by the IDF.
Last night, the invading Israeli militia advised civilians in the northern part of Gaza to make their way to the south of the territory, as the IDF announced a widening of its operations against the resistance in Gaza. Watch the live video of the explosions through teh night in Gaza in civilian areas.
The wife and two children of Al Jazeera reporter in the Gaza Strip, Wael al-Dahdouh (centre), were killed in an Israeli airstrike on Wednesday (Picture: Getty Images)
Many believe this most recent development may well signal the imminent launch of Israel’s long-promised ground incursion.
Israeli forces had previously only conducted smaller-scale raids into Gaza amid the bombardment, specifically targeted against suspected Hamas positions.
Defence Minister Yoav Gallant said in statement last night: ‘We attacked above the ground and underground, we attacked terror operatives of all ranks, everywhere.
London protestors take over the capital as thousands gather in the rain to peacefully protest agianst the Israeli genocide in Palestine
Let’s make it clear, ISrael is losing, its losing the massive PR campign to turn Israel into a victim. The footsteps of protestors in London, and many other cities show the massive opposition and sentiment that is being buiolt up against the west and Israel. People are sick of the lies propelled by mainstream media.
‘The operation will continue until a new order.’
It comes as international governmental agencies and aid organisations continue to decry what has been widely condemned as a humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza.
Palestinian health authorities have described current situation as ‘genocide’.