Israel-Hamas war live updates: On the 33rd day of the conflict, Israel launched an operation targeting Hamas tunnels inside Gaza City.
The Israeli military said several Hamas tunnels, command centers and rocket launchers were located close to schools, hospitals and humanitarian institutions in northern Gaza, Reuters reported. This includes Gaza City’s Al-Shifa Hospital, the largest hospital in the region.
As Israeli security sources have reported, Hamas is estimated to have a fighting force of approximately 20,000 to 30,000 members. Rear Admiral Hagari noted that Israel aimed to target Hamas field commanders in order to weaken Hamas’ ability to launch counter-attacks.
Meanwhile, US Vice President Kamala Harris held talks with Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Tuesday (local time), during which they discussed recent developments in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank.
With casualties in Gaza exceeding 10,000, according to Palestinian health officials, Israel has come under increasing diplomatic pressure for a humanitarian ceasefire.
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Israel-Hamas war live updates: ‘Angelina Jolie never went to Gaza to see the facts,’ Israel President rejects Hollywood actor’s war crimes claims
Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Tuesday rejected Angelina Jolie’s allegations that Israel has committed war crimes against Palestine.
“I completely reject her claims,” Isaac Herzog said, Sky News reported. “I guess she’s never been to Gaza… to go on the ground and see the facts.”
“There is now a war in Gaza, but there is no humanitarian crisis that makes them unable to survive,” Herzog said.
Angelina Jolie, who also serves as a special envoy to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, has accused Israel of committing war crimes. The actress took to her Instagram account to condemn the Israeli air strikes in Gaza, calling it a deliberate attack on a limited population through bombing. Read here.
Israel-Hamas war live updates: Israel-Gaza war day 33: Israel attacks Hamas tunnels after besieging Gaza. top 10 updates
Israeli ground forces in the Gaza Strip launched an operation on Wednesday aimed at locating and neutralizing the extensive tunnel network used by Hamas militants beneath the enclave, on the 33rd day of the Israel-Hamas conflict. Read the top ten developments here.
Israel-Hamas war live updates Israel targets Hamas tunnels
Israeli forces are launching the next phase of its war against Hamas, targeting the Islamic group’s maze of tunnels and command structures in northern Gaza, in a move that could take months to complete, security sources said. .
The offensive, launched after Hamas gunmen killed 1,400 people and took about 240 hostages in a cross-border attack on October 7, saw Israeli forces attack Gaza from the air and try to divide the coastal zone into two. Used ground troops. In recent days, Israeli troops have surrounded Gaza City and battled Hamas as they pushed deeper into its streets.
With casualties in Gaza exceeding 10,000, according to Palestinian health officials, Israel has come under increasing diplomatic pressure for a humanitarian ceasefire. (Reuters)
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