Hamas calls on international journalists to witness Israel’s Gaza destruction

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Hamas calls on journalists and media organizations to visit Gaza Strip to see extent of destruction caused by Israeli attacks since Oct.7

Hamas calls on international journalists to witness Israel’s Gaza destruction

Journalists and media organizations should come to the Gaza Strip and see the destruction caused by Israel since Oct. 7, Hamas said in a written statement on its social media platform Telegram on Tuesday.

"We call on international journalists and media outlets to intensify their presence in the Gaza Strip in order to see the extent of the destruction and the indicators of genocide that the occupation army and the Nazi army are carrying out against children, defenseless civilians, and all infrastructure," Hamas said in a statement.

The statement pointed out that the bodies of dozens of Palestinian civilians were found under the rubble in the Sabra area and other parts of Gaza City, adding that the extent of the destruction of the Islamic University confirms the horror that the people of Gaza are exposed to. It was also stated that the aim of these Israeli attacks is to deliberately destroy all living facilities and infrastructure and to force the people of Gaza to migrate.

WHAT HAPPENED

Hamas' military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, announced that they launched a comprehensive attack against Israel called "Al-Aqsa Flood" on the morning of Oct. 7.

While thousands of rockets were fired from Gaza towards Israel, armed groups entered the settlements in the region. The Israeli army also launched an attack on the Gaza Strip with dozens of warplanes. The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that Israel killed 14,500 people, including 5,000 children, and 3,500 women. It injured at least 32,000 people in its attacks on Gaza.

The administration said the number of missing persons crossed 6,000, with most of them suspected of lying under the rubble of the fallen buildings.

It was reported that 1,400 Israelis, including 324 soldiers, were killed and 5,132 Israelis were wounded in the attacks from Gaza.

The Israeli army hit Damascus and Aleppo airports. As the Middle East is once again turning into a bloodbath, a deadline has been set for nearly 2.5 million Palestinians to leave the blockaded Gaza.

In Israel’s attacks on Gaza, 52 journalists were killed.

In the clashes between the Israeli army and Hezbollah on the Israel-Lebanon border since Oct. 8, 55 Hezbollah members and 4 civilians, one of whom was a journalist, were killed. Three Israeli soldiers and one Israeli civilian were killed in the attacks organized by Lebanon.

Most recently, Israel attacked the Jabalia Refugee Camp in Gaza, killing civilians.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he was breaking off all contact with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu because of Israeli attacks on civilians in the Gaza Strip.

Source: Newsroom

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