Israel Destroying Buildings on Gaza Border Amounts to ‘War Crime’, Claims UN Human Rights Chief
⚡️UN: Israeli destruction of buildings in the Gaza Strip along the border amounts to a war crime— Sputnik (@SputnikInt) February 8, 2024
On October 7, 2023, Palestinian movement Hamas launched a large-scale rocket attack against Israel from Gaza and breached the border, killing 1,200 people and abducting around 240 others. Israel launched retaliatory strikes, ordered a complete blockade of Gaza, and started a ground incursion into the Palestinian enclave with the declared goal of eliminating Hamas fighters and rescuing the hostages. Over 27,000 people have been killed so far in the Gaza Strip, local authorities said.
📹 The destroyed Al-Isra area in the northern Gaza Strip after bombardment by the Israeli army.— Sputnik (@SputnikInt) February 6, 2024
Following the withdrawal of Israeli troops from some areas of the northern Gaza Strip, people are heading to their neighbourhoods to check their homes and possibly salvage some of… pic.twitter.com/t2aPcVbmag