Israel's aggression on Gaza continues, death toll rises to 27

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AMMAN ­— The Israeli attacks on Gaza have entered their third day, resulting in the deaths of at least 27 Palestinians, including numerous children and women, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. اضافة اعلان

The ongoing assault has also left over 76 people injured.

Residential apartments destroyedReports from the Palestinian News Agency, Wafa, indicate that an Israeli drone launched a missile at a residential apartment in Hamad Town, resulting in the death of three individuals, injuring seven others, and causing damage to nearby property.

With this latest incident, the total number of houses destroyed partially or completely by Israeli airstrikes in various areas of the Gaza Strip has risen to 14.

On the initial day of the Israeli attacks, 10 houses and apartments in Gaza City and Rafah were completely or partially destroyed, alongside three civilian vehicles.

Al-Quds Brigades affirmed on Thursday, through a press statement, that the joint operations room of Palestinian resistance factions in the Gaza Strip continues the battle of "Revenge of the Free", which was initiated in response to the assassination of three of its leaders on Wednesday afternoon.

Appeal for aidBashar Murad, the executive director of the Palestinian Crescent, has called upon international organizations to provide urgent aid to Gaza hospitals.

He emphasized the necessity of opening a secure humanitarian corridor for the delivery of medical and relief supplies, requiring pressure on Israel.

Murad assured that despite the challenging circumstances on the ground, the movement of ambulances is proceeding smoothly without obstacles, and the transportation of the injured is not being hindered.

However, he expressed concern that the situation in Gaza's hospitals may deteriorate due to ongoing Israeli bombings.

The closure of crossings has prevented the departure of 114 patients, mostly cancer patients, who were scheduled to receive treatment outside the Gaza Strip. Additionally, the Israeli occupation authorities are blocking the entry of radiological devices, affecting cases that require transfer to hospitals in the occupied West Bank.

Ceasefire rejectedIsraeli media outlets have reported that the Israeli occupation authorities have rejected the possibility of a ceasefire due to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad's demand to halt assassinations.
The latest aggression by Israeli forces on the Gaza Strip has seen the deployment of the "David's Sling" missile defense system for the first time.

This system, which costs approximately $1 million, is being used to counter long-range missiles.

Increasing toll on women and childrenThe recent Israeli aggression on Gaza has taken a significant toll on women and children. The number of casualties, particularly children, continues to rise.

The ongoing airstrikes have claimed the lives of at least five children and four women thus far.

Among the victims is 10-year-old Layan Madoukh, whose tragic story has been widely shared on social media. She was killed on the second day of the Israeli aggression when an airstrike targeted Al-Sahaba Street in Central Gaza.

Another case is that of five-year-old Tamim Daoud, whose face has been circulating on social media with the hashtag #Gaza.

Tamim suffered a severe panic attack caused by the constant barrage of Israeli missiles in his neighborhood, ultimately leading to his death.

The anguish continues as news emerges of the killing of Rami Shadi Hamdan, another child who fell victim to the Israeli bombings in Gaza.

Murad, the executive director of the Palestinian Crescent, stated that as of Thursday, half of the casualties resulting from the Israeli onslaught were women and children.

Media criticism for neglecting child victimsAl Jazeera reported that social media users have strongly criticized Western media coverage of the Israeli attack on Gaza, specifically for omitting the deaths of children and instead focusing primarily on members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement.

While the attack has garnered global attention, the varied tone of media reports has sparked outrage on social media platforms, with users pointing out the omission of child victims in several headlines.

The tragic loss of innocent lives, especially children, has underscored the urgency of addressing the ongoing crisis and finding a path towards peace and justice in the region.

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