JERUSALEM (AP) — The Newest on the stepped-up fighting between Israel and militant Hamas rulers (all instances native):
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinians residing alongside Gaza’s northern and jap borders are fleeing intense Israeli bombardment.
Households toting provides sought refuge on Friday in short-term shelters in central Gaza Metropolis as Israeli artillery pounded northern Gaza in an try and destroy an unlimited community of militant tunnels. The assault introduced the entrance traces nearer to dense civilian areas and paved the way in which for a possible floor invasion.
Fleeing households arrived in pickup vehicles, on donkeys and by foot at faculties run by the United Nations, hauling pillows and pans, blankets and bread. Males lugged giant plastic luggage and ladies carried infants on their shoulders, cramming into school rooms.
One mom who fled to a downtown college together with her kids stated “nothing stays for us” again dwelling within the northern city of Beit Lahiya. Her son, Othman, stated he had felt the household’s home “shake up and down,” including that “everybody was working.”