At least 30 people were killed when fighting escalated further Tuesday between Israel and Hamas, with the Israeli army launching airstrikes in Gaza while the militant group launched rockets into Israel.
More than two dozen Palestinians, including women and children, have been reported killed in airstrikes, which have also led to the tomb of a 13-story building in Gaza. Races fired indiscriminately from Gaza have been claimed at least three live in Israel, Where the projects travel as far as Tel Aviv.
The viral video showed Israel’s Iron Cup defense system illuminating the night sky while intercepting a barracks of rockets.
The latest violence began last week after Israeli police violently killed protesters protesting against the eviction of Palestinians from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah district of East Jerusalem to make way for Israeli settlers.
Amnesty International condemned what he described as the brutal repression of protesters by Israeli security forces.
Israeli security officials also stormed a mosque during the holy month of Ramadan, leaving hundreds injured. Hamas militants have fired on Israel in response.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu he said Hamas “has paid, and will pay, a very heavy price for its aggression,” but the United States calls for calm and escalation.
On Tuesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, who has condemned first the outrages in East Jerusalem, say he was “gravely concerned” by the “spiraling escalation” of violence.
“Israeli security forces must exercise maximum restraint and calibrate their use of force,” a spokesman for the secretary-general said. he said, Before adding: “The indiscriminate launching of raids and deadly attacks on Israeli population centers is unacceptable.”