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Israel prepares for 'intensive night of strikes'

Israel prepares for 'intensive night of strikes'

By Semi Turaga
Wednesday 19/05/2021
[Image: timesofisrael]

After a temporary pause, Gaza militants have launched more rockets into Israel.

BBC News reports a strike on southern Israel has killed two workers from Thailand and injures ten Israelis.

In response, Israel has closed a crossing into Gaza which opened briefly to allow in aid.

Palestinians and Israeli Arabs have been holding a general strike.

Israel says it has carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Gaza, hitting tunnels used by the militants.

US President Joe Biden has joined calls for a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants.

The violence has entered its second week and killed more than 200 people in Gaza and 12 in Israel.

[Source: BBC]

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