May 17 (Reuters, Associated Press and other media reported that 16 local time, the Israeli military air strikes in the Gaza Strip killed at least 42 people, including 10 children. In a new round of Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip, three buildings were destroyed, causing serious casualties.
Over the past week, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has continued to escalate. Health authorities in the Gaza Strip say about 192 people, including 58 children, have been killed in intensive Israeli air and artillery attacks since Monday.
15 local time, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a speech, vowing to “strongly” advance the offensive against the militant group Hamas, said it will take as long as it lasts. Hamas leaders warned Netanyahu “not to play with fire.”