11th May 2021 Israeli-Palestinian conflict escalated further. Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets into southern Israel, while Israel launched air strikes against targets in the Gaza Strip. The clashes left at least 28 Palestinians and three Israelis dead.
On the 11th, Israel continued to launch air strikes against the Gaza Strip, the Gaza Strip residential areas smoke billowing. On the same day, Israel sent 80 warplanes to bomb Gaza and deployed a large number of tanks along the border, Reuters reported. A video shows a more than 10-story building in the Gaza Strip collapsed on the evening of the 11th when it was hit by An Israeli air strike. Gaza’s health ministry says at least 28 Palestinians, including 10 children, have been killed and 152 wounded in Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip since Oct.
At the same time, palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip also continued to fire rockets into Israeli territory on the 11th. Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, which controls the Gaza Strip, said it fired 130 rockets at Israeli warplanes on the same day, blowing up a high-rise building in Gaza, the most violent blow yet to Israel. Israel’s Ben Gurion airport has been closed due to the escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Both sides in the conflict have shown a hard line. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on the 11th, Israel will step up the fight against Gaza, the power and frequency of attacks will increase. Haniyeh, the head of Hamas’s politburo, warned Israel that it would be prepared to deal with the escalation if it allowed it to escalate.