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Gaza Day 214: Zionist Regime Launches Intense Aggression on Rafah, Halting Aid and Passenger Movement

Israeli aggression against Gaza Strip on its 214th day continues, with intense bombardment in Rafah and raids in Gaza City and north. The Yarmouk area, east of Jabalia, Beit Lahia, and Beit Hanoun were targeted, leading to casualties among citizens. Reports indicate Israeli military vehicles entering Rafah land crossing, with buildings being hit by artillery shells.

“Oh the head of my heart, my life, I didn’t want to put dirt on you, they are the ones who wanted to”

A father grieves over the loss of his daughter after she was killed by an Israeli airstrike in Rafah pic.twitter.com/sZuDPMNuEL

— TIMES OF GAZA (@Timesofgaza) May 7, 2024


Movement Halted at Rafah Crossing

Reports indicate that the Israeli military vehicles entered the direction of the Rafah land crossing, causing a halt in passenger movement and preventing aid from entering the Gaza Strip. The occupation forces have targeted crossing buildings with artillery shells, further escalating the situation.


The Israeli military are bombing Rafah, where over 1million Palestinians are seeking shelter as they were told it was the only ‘safe place’ in Gaza. pic.twitter.com/WqoU5O4jZd

— Palestine Action (@Pal_action) May 6, 2024


Escalation of Violence in Northern Gaza Strip

In addition to the attacks on Rafah, the Israeli occupation forces have also targeted areas in the northern Gaza Strip, including towns like Beit Hanoun and Jabalia. The raids have resulted in casualties and further destruction in the region, adding to the already dire situation in the besieged territory.


Israeli army tanks storm the Palestinian side of the Rafah border crossing. pic.twitter.com/3WklPvXQDI

— Quds News Network (@QudsNen) May 7, 2024


Calls for Ceasefire Amid Continuing Aggression

Despite mediation efforts for a ceasefire in Gaza, the Israeli forces have continued their military operation in Rafah, aiming to pressure Hamas.


The Israeli occupation army occupies the Rafah border crossing on Gaza’s border with Egypt. pic.twitter.com/qjqCg6AzQM

— Quds News Network (@QudsNen) May 7, 2024

The resistance movement has vowed to defend its people and thwart the occupation’s plans, as the conflict escalates with devastating consequences for civilians in the Gaza Strip.


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