JERUSALEM: Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant on Monday (Oct 9) ordered a “full siege” on the Gaza Strip because the army pounded the Palestinian enclave with air strikes.
“We’re placing a whole siege on Gaza … No electrical energy, no meals, no water, no fuel – it is all closed,” Gallant mentioned in a video assertion, referring to the crowded enclave dwelling to about 2 million individuals.
Gallant described the “complete blockade” as a part of a battle in opposition to “beastly individuals”.
No less than 700 individuals had been killed in southern Israel when Hamas militants stormed throughout the border on Saturday, capturing individuals within the communities and cities close to Gaza earlier than Israeli safety forces started combating again.
An estimated 250 individuals had been killed by Hamas gunmen at a music competition attended by younger Israelis and foreigners close to Kibbutz Reim, near Gaza, in accordance with an organisation that helped to recuperate the our bodies.
“We’re combating animals and are performing accordingly,” Gallant mentioned in Hebrew.
No less than 493 individuals have additionally been killed within the Gaza Strip after Israeli army launched air strikes on the Palestinian enclave in response to the Hamas assault.