vows to make Gaza invasion ‘curse’ for Israel

35 vows to make Gaza invasion ‘curse’ for Israel

The Israeli navy stated earlier on Thursday that it had surrounded Gaza metropolis within the northern a part of the enclave

A continued Israeli floor operation within the Gaza Strip may have catastrophic penalties for West Jerusalem, Hamas’ navy wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, stated on Thursday, based on AFP.

“Gaza would be the curse of historical past for Israel,” a spokesman for the militant group, Abu Obeida, stated in an audio handle, the information company reported. He additionally instructed Israel to anticipate heavy casualties amongst its forces, including that extra of the Israeli troopers would “return in black baggage.”

To date, the Israel Protection Power (IDF) has confirmed the deaths of 17 of its troopers within the ongoing operation. Earlier on Thursday, IDF spokesman Daniel Hagari, stated Israel’s forces had totally encircled Gaza metropolis within the northern a part of the enclave.

“Israeli troopers have accomplished the encirclement of town of Gaza, the middle of the Hamas terror group,” he instructed journalists. The Israeli navy additionally dominated out an thought of a ceasefire within the close to future. “The idea of a ceasefire isn’t presently on the desk in any respect,” Hagari stated when requested concerning the subject.

West Jerusalem has been dealing with rising stress from the UN and humanitarian teams for a ceasefire amid the rising demise toll of Gaza civilians and fears of the battle spreading to your entire area of the Center East.

Talking on Wednesday, US President Joe Biden stopped wanting calling for an entire cessation of hostilities, urging for a “humanitarian pause” as a substitute.

US State Secretary Antony Blinken additionally claimed this week that Washington is “decided to discourage any escalation” within the ongoing battle.

In the meantime, the demise toll in Gaza has surpassed 8,800 folks since October 7, together with greater than 3,600 youngsters, the UN stated on Thursday, citing native well being authorities. Some 22,240 folks within the Palestinian enclave have been injured, it added.

The worldwide physique additionally condemned a Wednesday Israeli strike concentrating on a densely populated Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza, arguing that such actions “may quantity to struggle crimes.” Israel insisted that it was concentrating on “terror infrastructure” constructed close to civilian buildings and was performing “on exact intelligence.”

Hamas stated that none of its leaders have been current on the Jabalia camp on the time of the strike.

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