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Qassam Brigades says it attacked Tel Aviv, warning sirens sounded

The Israeli military has sounded sirens in Tel Aviv in central Israel warning of possible incoming rockets.

Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, said in a statement on Telegram that its fighters bombarded the Israeli city with a missile barrage in what it said “in response to the Zionist massacres against civilians”.

Fifteen explosions were heard in the Tel Aviv area, according to local media.

The Israeli media said rockets were fired from Rafah in southern Gaza, where the army is carrying out an intense military operation. Media reports also said rocket sirens sounded in many cities and towns, including Herzliya and Petah Tikva, in addition to Tel Aviv.

Some 10 rockets were launched in the barrage, according to The Times of Israel quoting army officials. Multiple rockets have been intercepted by the Israeli defence systems, reports say. Some others landed in various areas.

Israeli army says eight rockets launched from Rafah at central Israel

The Israeli army has said eight rockets were launched from the Rafah area in southern Gaza at central Israel. Israel’s air defence system intercepted several of them, the army said.

Hamas’s military wing claimed the attack earlier as sirens sounded in multiple cities and towns in central Israel. Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan, reporting from the Jordanian capital, Amman, said it was the first rocket attack on the Tel Aviv region in six months.


Rocket attack on Tel Aviv raises question marks about Israeli military operation

We could see the trails of smoke from a distance here as these rockets were fired.

Some of the pictures that were attached to the Hamas announcement [about the attack] showed that some of the rockets were fired from the eastern part of the Rafah city, very close to the vicinity of the border crossing which has been under the Israeli military for the past 18 days.

The Israeli military and its occupation forces on the ground has been operating aggressively in the area and they made it clear that they are in control and they have pretty much cleared the area from the presence of any fighters on the ground or Hamas associates.

But all of a sudden we see now a barrage of rockets fired from that particular area, raising questions about Israeli claims that it had cleared the area of the Hamas fighters.

Rockets are fired towards Israel from Gaza

Rocket attack on Israel could be used by Israeli PM as ‘justification’ for military expansion in Rafah

Israeli political analyst Akiva Eldar told Al Jazeera that the latest rocket attack on Israel, reported to have been launched from Rafah, will encourage Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to “play the victim”.

Eldar said it would also allow the PM to argue against the ICJ ruling to halt military operations in Rafah by saying that they are needed to ensure the safety of Israeli civilians in the face of such attacks.

Eldar said this attack could make Netanyahu believe he has the “justification” to go “deeper into Rafah until, as he has promised, the total victory.”

An Israeli police officer stands next to the remains of a rocket after rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel, in Herzliya, Israel, Sunday

Rocket attack will be seen as failure of Israeli army

It is an incredibly wide area affected in the rocket attack [Tel Aviv, Herzliya, Petah Tikva]. It goes to show that Hamas – after 228 days of war – still have the capability of attacking Israel.

When that first barrage came over, no one [no resident of Tel Aviv] believed that it was by Hamas. Everyone thought, “OK, this is Hezbollah attacking us from Lebanon” because they thought the capability of Hamas had been destroyed.

That’s going to be a problem for the Israeli army and a political problem for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but more importantly, it’s going to be seen as a failure of the Israeli army. It’s going to have an impact on the ceasefire talks which are reportedly due to begin again on Tuesday.

Netanyahu will continue bombing Rafah and the rest of Gaza. Qassam Bridages will continue to grow in strength. Anti government protests will grow further. Ceasefire talks will go nowhere. It's all up to the US to stop funding and defending the war to bring an end to the misery. Europe can and should apply sanctions, yet with US' ironclad support, Israel can continue as long as the genocidal war cabinet remains in power.

Innocent civilians will continue to suffer. Israelis remain displaced in the North. West bank keeps getting pushed more and more towards a full uprising. And our tax dollars keep being used to sustain this conflict. While a whole generation of Palestinian children needs psychosocial support, has to deal with stunted growth due to malnourishment, falls behind in education, and is without any future to look forward to.

When is enough, enough?!

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Back to blaming Egypt

Destroying Hamas proving ‘more difficult than anticipated’

Eran Etzion, a former deputy head of Israel’s National Security Council, has told Al Jazeera that “contrary to many expectations”, the task of destroying Hamas “does prove to be more difficult than anticipated”.

Although, the Israeli forces said early on that it will take years “to eradicate all capabilities”, Etzion said he believes the key issue is evident diplomatically.

“To what extent is Hamas able to smuggle arms, materials, personnel across the border with Egypt?” he asked.

“If it is found that there are multiple tunnels as some argue, despite the Egyptian promises to the contrary, and that those tunnels do enable Hamas to continue and replenish its capabilities, then that is a strategic issue that will need to be taken care of in closer cooperation with the Egyptians.”

You are arming Hamas by bombing Gaza. 10% doesn't explode and gets 'recycled' by Hamas, or captured by Hamas. Yet keep on blaming everyone else. But you're on right path, only a diplomatic solution can take the wind out of Hamas' sails.

Israeli sergeant succumbs to injuries received in northern Gaza: Army

A sergeant from the Israeli Netzah Yehuda battalion has died of his injures after being wounded in a battle in northern Gaza, according to the Israeli military announcement on X.

His death raised the toll of the Israeli forces since October 7 to at least 635.

Sahar Sudaei, a 20-year-old sergeant in the Rotem Battalion, Givati ​​Brigade, was killed in northern Gaza, the Israel army announced in a post on X.
Moreover, the army also said another soldier serving in the Eilat lieutenant unit, Uzbet Adom, was injured in southern Gaza.

The trauma keeps getting worse on the Israeli side as well. It's mostly young reservists in the army through mandatory draft. Many wounded, many with ptsd. That on top of the hostage families still in limbo whether their loved ones are still alive or not.

Make it end, there is nothing to gain by continuing the war.

Patients in Gaza hospitals at risk amid shortage of fuel

Some 200 trucks, among them four fuel trucks, were supposed to arrive today. But so far, nothing arrived from the Karem Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing and nothing entered the Gaza Strip.

We saw a couple of airdrops today in Khan Younis and we know the port resumed its operations, but so far nothing has been received from Karem Abu Salem.

Al-Aqsa Hospital officials said that they did not receive any more fuel, and what they have is only enough for tomorrow. Hundreds of patients in Al-Aqsa Hospital are at risk of death. There are seven more hospitals still operating in the Gaza Strip that are also in severe need of fuel to continue operating.

No doubt the IDF will blame the UN / UNWRA for not distributing the aid the let in while continuing to bomb Rafah.

‘Large number’ of casualties in strike on Rafah: Health Ministry

The Gaza Health Ministry says in a brief statement via its Telegram channel that a “large number” of Palestinians were killed and wounded as a result of an Israeli army strike on a displacement camp in the northwest of Rafah.

The statement adds that a search for survivors is under way.

And UNWRA will say it's too risky to move aid through the active battle zone.

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Pro-Palestine protesters shout down top German diplomat

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators angry at the German government’s handling of Israel’s war in Gaza have disrupted a citizens’ forum featuring Germany’s Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock.

Several demonstrators began shouting at Baerbock, accusing the German government of one-sidedness in the war and demanding that Berlin halt arms deliveries to Israel. Some held banners reading “Stop the genocide”.

Baerbock responded calmly at first, saying Germany was working to ensure that both Israelis and Palestinians could live in peace.

But she clearly grew frustrated as the tumult in the theatre increased. “There are no threats here!” she shouted at one participant.

One protester who identified herself as an “anti-Zionist Jew” said that, when it came to the war, freedom of expression was being restricted in Germany. With Germany’s help, she said, Gaza was being reduced to “rubble and ashes”.

Thousands demonstrate demanding return of captives in Tel Aviv

During a funeral procession in Tel Aviv, protesters have accompanied the family of an Israeli captive whose body was recovered from Gaza earlier this week to call for returning all still held in the besieged enclave.

The body of Hanan Yablonka was among three found during a late Thursday military operation in a tunnel in northern Gaza’s Jabalia, the Israeli military said.

“Hundreds of family members of the hostages and thousands of members of the public came to support the Yablonka family and all the families of the hostages, united in their call for the immediate return of all hostages,” according to an organisation of captives’ families.

Wow, after the coconut scandal in the UK, Israel does this

Spanish minister slams ‘scandalous’ Israeli flamenco video

A short video posted by Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz on the social media platform X on Sunday says “Hamas: Gracias Espana” (“Hamas: Thank you Spain”). This comes after Spain said it would recognise Palestine as a state.

“We are not going to fall into provocations. The video is scandalous and execrable,” Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares told a news conference in Brussels.

The video shows the Spanish flag then a couple dancing to flamenco music. Film of Hamas fighters is interspersed, including people fleeing during the October 7 Hamas offensive on southern Israel.

“It’s scandalous because all the world knows, including my colleague in Israel, that Spain condemned the actions of Hamas from the first moment. And execrable for the use of one of those symbols of Spanish culture,” Albares added.

Talks fail on conscription law: Israeli defence minister

Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant has said that the army was close to reaching an agreement on a conscription law that would see Israel’s Orthodox Jewish community compelled to submit to mandatory military service, but each political party’s adherence to its position hindered the talks.

He explained that war cabinet member Benny Gantz refused to support the conscription law before the election date was decided, adding that this is politicisation that he does not accept.

Israel committing genocide in Gaza: Human Rights Watch founder

Aryeh Neier, a long-standing Jewish human rights activist whose family fled from Nazi Germany to the United States in 1939 when he was two years old, says he has been convinced that the Israeli military is committing “genocide” in Gaza.

“Over a period of time, Israel has obstructed the delivery of humanitarian assistance to Gaza and those who have been most severely victimised are not members of Hamas,” the co-founder of Human Rights Watch told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria in an interview.

Neier said men with guns often find a way to get fed, while it is vulnerable children who are severely malnourished across the enclave. “I thought that severe obstruction in the delivery of humanitarian assistance amounted to genocide.”

The humanitarian activist added that the amount of food, water, medicine and fuel that the Israeli military has allowed into Gaza since the start of the war has been “entirely inadequate”, also pointing out that the World Food Programme has said famine is under way in the Palestinian territory.

EU ‘credibility at risk’ on Israeli disregard of ICJ orders: Borrell

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell writes in a blog post that the bloc is endangered by the Israeli disregard for orders issued by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to stop military operations in Rafah.

“Introducing caveats, objections or exceptions based on non-legal grounds damages the rule-based order, damages our values and will damage our international standing and weaken our position on other issues including Ukraine,” he said.

“If one of the parties is not satisfied by the decision of the Court it can of course address a specific request for interpretation but not disregard it.”

As the EU Foreign Affairs Council prepares to host Arab leaders on Monday to discuss the dire situation in Gaza, Borrell wrote that the EU needs to do more. “It is time for the EU to take its responsibilities in front of a catastrophic situation of an unprecedented magnitude. We have to act. Our moral and political credibility is at risk.”

Between the reluctant insufficient support of Ukraine and continued support for genocide in Gaza, the EU has no credibility left. What is the EU's position on Ukraine anyway? Extend the conflict indefinitely?

Daily thoughts and prayers of the UN (sorry, getting rather cynical here. It's the same thing day after day after day)

Palestinian Authority should be at ‘centre’ of efforts in Gaza: UN official

Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Tor Wennesland says there is a need to “stabilise” the Palestinian Authority.

“I put forward that a political framework is needed to ensure that the PA is at the center of our collective efforts in Gaza and as a path to a two state solution,” he added in a post on X.

He also appealed for a ceasefire and the release of all captives held in Gaza.

Israel ‘cannot exist without… Palestinian state’: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin-Farhan has said after meetings with Arab and European counterparts in Brussels that it is very concerning that Israel does not recognise that the security it seeks comes through a two-state solution.

“It is absolutely necessary that Israel accepts that it cannot exist without the existence of a Palestinian state,” the top Saudi diplomat told reporters.

“That its security is served by building a Palestinian state. So we hope sincerely that the leaders of Israel will realise that it is in their interest to work with the international community, not just to strengthen the Palestinian Authority but to establish a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders.”

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Israel bombed Rafah over 60 times in 48 hours after ICJ orders

The Israeli military carried out more than 60 air raids on Rafah in the 48 hours after the World Court ordered it on Friday to halt military operations in the southern Gaza city, according to a rights monitor.

Amid an Israeli ground invasion of the area, dozens of artillery shells and constant gunfire were also directed toward Palestinians in Rafah in that period, according to the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor.

“Thirteen Palestinians were killed in the 48 hours following the Court’s ruling, including six members of the Qishta family, an elderly mother and three of her children – two girls and one boy – and an adult son and his two children,” the Geneva-based organisation said.

They were reportedly killed on Saturday in Khirbet al-Adas, an area north of Rafah that was not included in the Israeli evacuation orders.

Footage of those killed in Rafah tent ‘terrifying’

Israeli forces have targeted a makeshift tent with eight air strikes… This is a place classified by Israeli forces as a humanitarian area that they claim was safe.

We have been seeing footage emerging online that is terrifying. We’re seeing people who are not being able to be recognised because their bodies were completely damaged. The number of those killed is likely to increase.

The only hospital operating in Rafah is the Kuwaiti hospital, which doesn’t have an ICU unit. There are a couple of field hospitals in Rafah, but unfortunately, there is no fuel for ambulances to go back and forth and transfer all of the people injured.

Israeli military claims it attacks Rafah ‘rocket launch site’

The Israeli military has released aerial footage that it says shows an air strike on the site in Gaza’s Rafah from which Hamas had fired missiles at Tel Aviv earlier today. It claimed that the launcher, which had fired eight projectiles at central Israel in a sort of attack not seen in months, was located near two mosques.

Gaza office: Israel targeting displaced shelters with 2,000-pound bombs

The Government Media Office in Gaza says in a statement that the Israeli military has targeted at least 10 displacement centres affiliated with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) in the past 24 hours.

It says shelters housing tens of thousands of Palestinians, mostly women and children, have been hit in Jabalia, Nuseirat, Gaza City and Rafah. With the latest strikes on Rafah, the death toll of the attacks stands at over 190, according to the office.

It added that a recent attack on Rafah was carried out using seven 2,000-pound (one-tonne) bombs, which killed at least 30, with the fatalities expected to rise due to the severity of the air strikes.

The office regarded the attacks as a “clear message” from Israel and the United States government to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the global community that “the massacres against displaced persons and children will continue, and that breaking international law will not stop”.

Rafah attack death toll climbs to 35

The Ministry of Health in Gaza says in a statement that at least 35 Palestinians were killed and dozens more were injured as a result of the air attacks on Rafah. Injuries include amputations and severe burns, the group said.

Most of the victims were displaced women and children who were targeted with “mass killing tools”, while already being deprived of water, food, medicine, electricity and fuel, according to the ministry.

Israel confirms attacking Rafah area

The Israeli Broadcasting Corporation said the Israeli army has confirmed launching an attack on the Tal as-Sultan area in the southern Gaza city. The details of this attack are under investigation.

Israeli military says acted according to international law in attacks on Rafah displaced

The Israeli military has said in a short statement that its attacks on Rafah, which have left at least 35 people dead, mostly women and children, targeted a “compound of the terrorist organisation Hamas in Rafah, where key terrorists of the organisation were staying”.

It said the attacks were conducted “in accordance with international law, using precise munitions, and based on preliminary intelligence indicating the use of the area by Hamas terrorists”.

The Israeli military added that it is aware of “claims” of a fire breaking out in the area housing UN shelters, which led to “a number of non-involved people” getting injured.

Israel continues its strikes on Rafah, the city that the International Court of Justice recently ordered it to cease attacking.


‘They burned people alive’

Survivors of the Israeli attack on the displacement camp in Rafah have spoken to Al Jazeera. “I was walking and looking at my phone when the area was struck,” one survivor said.

“I did not realise what had happened. I had no idea what had become my family. My mother was with me and my brother was injured at the camp. I fell to the ground and saw that my leg had been split open.”

Another survivor said the air raid “burned an entire block”. “They burned people alive,” he said.

Health system ‘incapable’ of dealing with situation in Rafah: Red Cross

A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Gaza has spoken to Al Jazeera about the attack on the displacement camp in Rafah.

Here is a summary of their comments:

  • There is a need to follow the basic rules of international humanitarian law.
  • The healthcare system in Gaza is incapable of dealing with the situation in Rafah.
  • The number of victims from the bombing of the displacement camp and raids in Rafah is likely to rise.

‘All red lines have ceased to exist’

Responding to the attack at the tent camp in Rafah, Palestinian writer and activist Kaleem Hawa said it was clear “there is no red line for Israel and the United States”.

“They have the ability to attack the civilian population indiscriminately to create mass graves, … to put 2 million people under siege,” he told Al Jazeera from Detroit, US, where a pro-Palestine conference is ongoing.

“All red lines have ceased to exist. And only the resistance of the Palestinian people on the ground and our struggle here in the imperial core will help bring about an end to this ongoing genocide and campaign of extermination.”

There are upsetting images and videos on social media showing beheaded babies in Rafah today. These are real and can be seen online, unlike the ones Israeli authorities made up or that President Biden falsely claimed to have seen. One photo shows six burnt babies lined up, with one having only part of a skull.

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deskpro2k3 said:

There are upsetting images and videos on social media showing beheaded babies in Rafah today. These are real and can be seen online, unlike the ones Israeli authorities made up or that President Biden falsely claimed to have seen. One photo shows six burnt babies lined up, with one having only part of a skull.

Will Biden mention the real burned babies this time? Unlikely.

CNN starts out by flatly stating the IDF claim the tents were a Hamas compound.

An Israeli airstrike in Rafah, Gaza leaves dozens dead after hitting a camp housing displaced people. The IDF says it targeted a Hamas compound.

And no mention of babies, not even women or children. They only go as far as saying charred bodies and a general view of tents on fire. Not that they should show these on TV, but just to ignore it is dishonest reporting.

Also CNN doesn't go into the fact that the hospitals are mostly disabled in Rafah since the Rafah invasion and have no fuel for emergency services. Only 8 beds available at the Kuwaiti hospital. Certainly no burn units left in the Gaza strip. More will die from their wounds.

Medical centres in Rafah not capable of treating all those wounded in latest Israeli attack

We know that there were eight very explosive air strikes on a makeshift tent camp with thousands of internally displaced Palestinians.

People decided to set up their tents there because they thought it would be safe, as its beside an UNRWA logistics space in Tal as-Sultan. It’s a very crowded place and the reason why fire caught the whole place is because it’s full of tents made of plastic and cloth.

Civil Defence has been trying for hours to put out the fires. Thousands of children, women and families chose this area because … Israel claimed that it was a safe area.

In the last evacuation order the Israeli army posted, three blocks of that area were designated as safe so people evacuated from the eastern part of Rafah to the western part, fleeing air strikes.

The only hospital in Rafah has only eight beds and does not have an ICU unit, [so] the hospitals are not capable of treating all of these severe injuries. Rafah has been targeted already this morning. And there are already injuries being treated in the hospitals.

How can they even know, they weren't there. Bodies are charred beyond recognition. Just more IDF lies to cover their asses and whether true or not, it's a despicable war crime regardless.

Israeli military says two senior Hamas officials killed in Rafah attack

The Israeli military has issued a second statement on the attack in Rafah, saying two senior Hamas officials were killed in a “precise airstrike”.

It said that included Hamas’s chief of staff in the West Bank, Yassin Rabia.

Earlier, the Israeli military said it struck a “Hamas compound” and said it was aware of reports that “several civilians in the area were harmed” as a result of the strike and the fires that broke out in the tent camp.

It's like saying the October 7th attack was within international law since Hamas targeted the military outposts first, the rest was collateral damage. It's not, yet Israel keeps using the excuse over and over. The ICC agrees, seeking arrest warrents for both Hamas and Israeli leaders.

Diplomats watching situation in Rafah with ‘deep consternation’

There’s been no comment from the UN secretary-general on this latest attack on Rafah yet. We’ve reached out to his office and have been told no statement is expected this evening. It’s currently Sunday, early evening here in New York.

We’ll be watching very closely. Because I can tell you that everyone [who] works here at the UN headquarters, the diplomats of all the 193 member states, are watching what’s happening in Rafah as well. There is already deep consternation about the situation in Rafah.

When the ICJ ruling came out, we heard from several ambassadors here, particularly on the Security Council, who said they support the ICJ and hope that Israel would abide by the ruling. That was on Friday and here we are on Sunday. And clearly, that is not the case.

It is a holiday weekend here in the US and a lot of ambassadors may be out of town. But I can tell you they will be watching the news to see what will proceed now after this blatant disregard by Israel for the ICJ, with this attack on Rafah.

Coincidence the strike happened on Sunday with a long weekend in the US?.. Memorial day today in the US...

One of the survivors

A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on an area designated for displaced people, is assisted at a hospital as the war in Gaza continues, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, May 26

No surprise that Israel would target an area near an UNRWA facility

We’ve heard from our reporters in Gaza that a lot of the displaced people went and sheltered close to this UNRWA facility in this makeshift tent area because they thought they would be safe.

Under normal circumstances, civilians are safe under the UN flag. But these are not normal circumstances and Israel is not acting as a normal state.

We’ve seen repeated attacks, verbal attacks from the Israeli envoy to the UN, as well as high ranking officials in Israel, calling UNRWA a front for Hamas. And it has had a huge effect on UNRWA. Many UNRWA schools, health facilities, shelter locations have been bombed by Israel.

Not to mention that 193 UN humanitarian staff have been killed under Israeli bombardment. And the vast majority of those have been UNRWA Palestinian employees in Gaza.

So the fact that Israel would target an area near an UNRWA facility is sadly not surprising.

Israel has designated UNWRA part of Hamas, indeed not surprising. Israelis have tried to set fire to UNWRA headquarters in Jerusalem multiple times.

Many ‘charred and burned’ bodies pulled from site of Rafah attack

We have a statement from Dr Mohammed al-Mughayyir, who heads Gaza’s Civil Defense teams.

“We received a distress call after the area behind Al Baraksat was targeted, even though the Israeli occupation had marked that particular block as a safe zone and forced citizens to move there. It took us approximately 45 minutes to suppress the fire in the area, and we pulled out a number of dead bodies and injured people.

“Most of the bodies were charred and burned, while the injured people lost limbs and suffered other injuries due to the use of potentially internationally prohibited weapons that caused the massive fire which erupted. We pulled out approximately 50 people and injured people from the area and transported them to field hospitals after official hospitals were forced to evacuate by the occupation in an attempt to destroy the health system in the Rafah area.”

Satellite images show Rafah tent camp before Israeli attacks

Al Jazeera’s Sanad fact-checking agency has identified the location of the tent camp that was hit by Israeli strikes on Sunday night.

The attack, which took place at about 8:45pm local time on Sunday (17:45 GMT), targeted the Brix camp in the Tal as-Sultan area, to the west of the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

An aerial photograph taken on May 24, just two days before the deadly attack, shows hundreds of tents in the area. An earlier image, taken on December 31, shows that many of the tents had only been recently established.

The review of the satellite imagery suggests the group of barracks located in the targeted area was established in January this year, in conjunction with the influx of hundreds of thousands of displaced people to Tal as-Sultan and western Rafah from various governorates of the Gaza Strip, Sanad said.

Aerial image of the Brix camp in the Tal as-Sultan area, to the west of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, taken on December 31, 2023 and May 24, 2024

Death toll from Rafah attack rises to 40: Report

The Wafa news agency, citing local sources, says the death toll from Israel’s attack on the tent camp at Tal as-Sultan has risen to 40.

Most of the victims were women and children, it noted.

The agency quoted the Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS) as saying that many of the people inside the tents were “burned alive”. The PRCS also told the agency that hospitals in the area “are incapable of handling this large number of victims as a result of the [Israeli] occupation’s deliberate destruction of the health system in Gaza”.

Local sources also told the agency that at least eight missiles struck the tent camp, which was recently established near a UNRWA warehouse.