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War in Gaza: Israel continues attacks in Rafah despite international condemnation

New explosions and shots were heard this Tuesday, May 28, in the center and west of this city at the southern end of the Gaza Strip.

A clamor and continuous bombardments. This Tuesday, May 28, Israel once again intensifies its attacks on Rafah, despite condemnations for its deadly bombing of a local displaced persons camp that prompted the UN Security Council to call an emergency meeting on the situation in this Gaza sector.

On the ground, AFP teams in Rafah early Tuesday reported airstrikes and gunfire in central and western Rafah, a city on the southern edge of the Gaza Strip where the army began, in early May, a ground operation.

These new attacks come after an international wave of condemnation of an attack in Rafah, which on Sunday afternoon left 45 dead and 249 injured, according to the Gaza Ministry of Health, and which set fire to tents occupied by Palestinians in a displaced area. . people camp.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lamented “a tragic accident.” The Israeli military said it was investigating the deaths of civilian casualties after initially saying it had attacked two senior Hamas officials with “precision munitions.”

Protests and demonstrations

“Annoyed,” Washington called on its Israeli ally to “take all precautions to protect civilians.” Canada said it was “horrified” and French President Emmanuel Macron was “outraged.” Some 10,000 people gathered near the Israeli embassy in Paris to denounce the attacks.

The crowd, some of whom wore keffiyehs, waved Palestinian flags and signs that read: “We do not kill a child, whether Jewish or Palestinian: stop bombing, free Palestine,” “Rafah, Gaza, we are with you,” he said. the AFP.

For their part, Spain, Norway and Ireland will recognize the State of Palestine on Tuesday at a press conference in Brussels, an announcement made last week that aroused the anger of Israel.

Author: Hugo Septier with AFP
Source: BFM TV

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