ISRAEL has bombarded Gaza with air strikes as 9,000 reserve troops have been called up amid escalating violence with Hamas.
The Israel Defence Force (IDF) said air and ground forces are launching a series of attacks pummelling targets in the Gaza Strip.
Hamas has fired 1,600 rockets from Gaza as the Israeli military ‘makes plans for a ground invasion’ in the worst fighting in the area since 2014.
Israel has threatened to invade Gaza and has killed at least 11 Hamas leaders following renewed rocket attacks.
At least 119 Palestinians have died in the violence so far including 31 children and nine women.
Eight people in Israel, including two children and an elderly woman on her way to a shelter, have also been killed, medical officials have confirmed.
One of those dead in Israel includes an Indian worker.
More than 830 people have been wounded.
Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Hamas that it “will pay a heavy price for their belligerence” following a rocket attack on Jerusalem on Monday.
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Source: The Sun
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