a strike near Rafah kills dozens of civilians, which we know

a strike near Rafah kills dozens of civilians, which we know
a strike near Rafah kills dozens of civilians, which we know
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EYAD BABA / AFP Rubble in Rafah, photo taken on May 26, 2024.

EYAD BABA / AFP

Rubble in Rafah, photo taken on May 26, 2024.

INTERNATIONAL – One “horrible massacre”. The Hamas government media office in Gaza reported this Sunday evening, May 26, that at least 35 people were killed and dozens more injured in Israeli strikes on a center for displaced people near Rafah, in the south. of this Palestinian territory.

Gaza Civil Defense confirmed Israeli strikes on this area where, according to it, some 100,000 displaced people live, adding that 50 people were killed or injured. For its part, the Palestinian Red Crescent said it was carrying “ a large number of martyrs and injured after the occupation (Israel) targeted the tents of displaced people near the United Nations headquarters, northwest of Rafah.”

“This atrocious massacre perpetrated by the Israeli occupying forces is a challenge to all international resolutions on legitimacy”wrote the Palestinian presidency in a statement, accusing Israel of having “deliberately aimed” a camp for displaced people.

Asked to react, the Israeli army indicated that“a plane struck a Hamas compound in Rafah where major Hamas terrorists were operating”. She also assured “ are aware of reports that several civilians in the area have been injured”.

Israel bombs despite warnings

Israel launched a ground operation in Rafah at the beginning of May, despite international warnings about the fate of civilians massed in this city. The International Court of Justice called for an end to Israeli bombings on Friday, without success.

Earlier on Sunday, the Israeli military said at least eight rockets had been fired from Rafah towards areas in the center of the country. Hamas’ military wing confirmed it had targeted Tel Aviv. with a major barrage of rockets in response to Zionist massacres against civilians ».

Later in the day, the army said in a statement that its air force had carried out strikes on Rafah in response to the attacks. She added that her air force had struck a “ rocket launcher »which according to her was “ near two mosques in the Rafah region ».

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