The Israel Defense Forces issued a statement on the evening of the 10th, the Gaza Strip militants fired more than 150 rockets at Israel that day, in response to Israeli air strikes on the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) in the Gaza Strip, a number of military targets.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that those who attack Israel will pay a heavy price, saying the fighting could continue for some time.
Clashes between the two sides have continued since Ramadan, the Associated Press reported. 10, Palestinian people and Israeli police again broke out in Jerusalem’s Old City Temple Mount serious clashes, resulting in more than 300 Palestinians were injured.
Hamas then fired rockets at Jerusalem, and a spokesman for the group said the attack on Jerusalem was a response to Israel’s “crime and aggression” on the ground, “a message that the enemy must know.” He also threatened more attacks by Hamas if Israeli forces re-entered Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque or expelled Palestinians.
In response to Hamas air strikes, the Israel Defense Forces 10 air strikes on Hamas in the Gaza Strip, a number of military targets, including two rocket launchers, two military posts, a tunnel, and killed eight Hamas militants. Health officials in Gaza say Israeli air strikes have killed at least 13 people, including several children.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on the 10th that Hamas has “crossed the red line” and Israel will make a “strong response.” Israel has announced a moratorium on school teaching and gathering activities, as well as the opening of public air defence facilities.
The United States, the European Union, Britain and the United Nations have all urged the two sides to ease tensions as soon as possible, the BBC reported. U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinkin says Hamas must immediately end rocket attacks and all sides need to defuse the conflict.
Meanwhile, a White House spokesman said U.S. President Joe Biden is concerned about the Violence. In addition, British Foreign Secretary David Raab and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Borrelli also called for an end to violence.