24 PALESTINIANS MARTYRED IN ISRAELI AIR STRIKES ON GAZA
GAZA: The death toll in Gaza rose to 24 on Sunday, including six children, as Israel escalated its bombing of Palestine. Palestinian officials said Israeli attacks since Friday had killed 215 people and wounded 215. The Israeli military said its airstrikes and artillery campaign could last up to a week, but Egyptian President Abdel Fatt al-Sisi said Cairo was on a “24-hour operation” with both sides to defuse the violence. ‘, he said. Silent Civilians took refuge in air raid shelters and AFP journalists heard sirens warning of approaching fires in the Tel Aviv area on Saturday night. READ MORE: Israel, Palestinians shootout at mass escalation in Gaza Rafah, on the Gaza-Egyptian border, says women and children trapped under rubble after Israeli attack stripped civil protection unit said. After Israel closed its border crossings, daily life on the Strip came to a halt while the distribution company said its only power station was closed due to a fuel shortage. Gaza’s health ministry said the next few hours would be “extremely critical and difficult” and warned that essential services could come to a halt within 72 hours due to power shortages.