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Thu 22 Feb 2024 8:49 am - Jerusalem Time

War on Gaza day 139: Israel intensifies its raids on Rafah and Khan Yunis

On the 139th day of the war, the Israeli army continues its aggression against the Gaza Strip, leaving killed and wounded, amid warnings from international relief agencies of a disaster in the Strip.


The Israeli forces intensified their raids on Rafah and Khan Yunis, south of Gaza, while the Israeli army suffered losses yesterday, Wednesday, during ongoing fierce battles in the Zaytoun neighborhood in Gaza City. The Al-Qassam Brigades also announced that they had killed Israeli soldiers in Khan Yunis.


A statement by the UN humanitarian agencies warned of the situation in the Gaza Strip, and stressed the need to provide security guarantees for them to distribute aid on a large scale throughout Gaza.


For his part, Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Galant admitted that Israel is facing difficulties, and is making practical and political efforts to return detainees from the Gaza Strip.

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War on Gaza day 139: Israel intensifies its raids on Rafah and Khan Yunis