According to the department of health in the Gaza strip, about fifty palestinians have been injured in connection with the attack that took place on Friday. The protests broke out in the afternoon and is something that has been going on in connection with the Friday prayer on 30 march of last year.
say that two of their soldiers were injured. According to the military, they had struck against a base belonging to terrorrörelsen Hamas, which had fired shots at the forces along the border, writes Aljazeera.
Palestine confirms that two of the dead are members of Hamas.
A spokesperson for the israeli army said that about 5,200 palestinians had participated in the demonstrations during the day.
On Saturday came a counter-attack from the Gaza strip. Over 250 missiles have been fired from the Gaza strip against Israel, and, according to the police, several people have been injured at beskjutningarna.
that caused both death and injury. A pregnant woman, her 14-month-old child and a 22-year-old man is reported to have lost their lives in the beskjutningarna, according to the department of health in the Gaza strip. Late on Saturday came the information that a fourth person, a 25-year-old man, were killed by a rocket when he was traveling on a motorcycle in northern Gaza.
in Addition to the deaths, at least 17 people have been wounded, writes AFP.
A spokesman for the israeli military has questioned the data of a child shall have died because of the Israeli airstrikes. In a post on Twitter, he writes to the baby and the mother died as a result of ”terrorist operations of palestinian saboteurs and not as a result of an israeli raid”.
Israel's military has previously said that they focus solely on military targets, and state that their tanks and fighter planes have attacked around 120 such.
"In the coming hours we will continue and we will broaden our offensive efforts, the air force's efforts, in the Gaza strip, once again focused solely on military goals," says lieutenant colonel Jonathan Conricus which is the military's spokesperson.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu consulted with senior managers for the military during the Saturday, on the occasion of the uppblossade the conflict. The escalation comes after violent protests in the Gaza strip in several weeks.
Hamas, which governs in the Gaza strip, in order to utilize the regular protests in order to perform the attacks. The Hamasallierade group Islamic jihad takes on a part of the rocket attacks in a statement, where they also say they stand ready to carry out more attacks.
In a joint statement, saying Hamas and the Islamic jihad that ”our response will be more extensive and more painful if the enemy completes their attack”.
the EU has urged the palestinians to stop shelling:
”the launching of Rockets from Gaza against Israel must cease immediately. A de-escalation of this dangerous situation is necessary to ensure that civilian lives are protected,” said EU spokesperson Maja Kocijancic in a statement.
last year, there have been 275 protesters have been killed and the 17,000 were damaged by the israeli army, according to the Gaza ministry of health.
About two million people live in the Gaza strip, where the economy is at the bottom, after several years of blockade. The unemployment rate is at 52 percent.