Israel killed at least 34 Palestinians in just two days.
Rabat – Israeli troops killed a family of eight in an airstrike in Gaza on Thursday, November 14. The two sides agreed on a ceasefire shortly after the attack.
Despite having signed the ceasefire agreement in Egypt, Israeli troops continue to launch raids on individuals “linked to Islamic Jihad” in Gaza.
The Israeli Army told the media that the Israeli Defence Force “is currently striking Islamic Jihad terror targets in the Gaza strip.”
Al Jazeera reported that the recent announcement from Israeli troops suggested that the ceasefire was breaking down.
A reporter from the same news outlet said that Israel had begun “another round of air strikes.”
The ceasefire came into effect after deadly attacks killed at least 34 Palestinians, including women and children. Nearly 100 Palestinians sustained injuries during the bombardments.
Palestinian rockets allegedly caused injuries among 60 people in Israel.
The escalation comes just two days before Independence day. Today marks the anniversary of the Palestian National Council’s Declaration of Independence in on November 15, 1988.
Late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat made the announcement from Algeria, emphasizing that Jerusalem, known as al Quds, is the capital of Palestine.
King Mohammed VI addressed a congratulatory message to President Mahmoud Abbass on Friday, November 15 to mark the celebration.
In the message, the King expressed “warm congratulations” to Mahmoud Abbas, reiterating his “pride in the bonds of fraternity and mutual esteem uniting the two peoples.”
The King also reiterated Morocco’s staunch support forPalestinian cause and the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people.
Today, also marks the weekly anti-Israel protests known as the Great March of Return.
The protest campaign has been running since March 2018.