At least 20 people die in Israeli attack in Gaza – DW – 05/19/2024

At least 20 people die in Israeli attack in Gaza – DW – 05/19/2024
At least 20 people die in Israeli attack in Gaza – DW – 05/19/2024

At least 20 people were killed in an Israeli airstrike against a house in the Nuseirat refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, Al-Aqsa Hospital said this Sunday (05/19/2024).

Among the injured are several children and rescue teams are searching for people trapped under the rubble, the official Palestinian news agency Wafa reported.

The Israeli army said it was verifying the information.

In recent days, intense fighting between Israeli troops and militants from the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas has been reported in the Nuseirat refugee camp, and Israeli aviation has carried out intense bombing raids.

Palestinian militants and Israeli troops have also been clashing for days in the Jabaliya camp, in the north of the Gaza Strip.

Witnesses said that several houses were targeted by airstrikes overnight throughout this Palestinian territory, governed since 2007 by the Palestinian terrorist movement Hamas.

According to the army, 282 soldiers have been killed so far in the Gaza military campaign since the start of the ground offensive on October 27.

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