Death toll rises to 48 from Israeli bombardment in Gaza...

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Death toll rises to 48 from Israeli bombardment in Gaza

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:51 PM, 12 May 2021   Updated: 05:39 PM, 13 May 2021

Death toll rises to 48 from Israeli bombardment in Gaza

Death toll rises to 48 from Israeli bombardment in Gaza

The death toll from the Israeli bombing on Palestinians in Gaza has risen to 48. Among the dead are 14 are children. More than 300 others have been wounded.

Six Israeli have been killed in a counter-missile attack by Hamas in Tel Aviv, Israel- Al Jazeera reported citing Gaza's health ministry.

The Israeli army said that about 1,500 rockets have been fired from Gaza towards various locations in Israel and they have added reinforcements near the enclave’s eastern lands.

In response, Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups launched a series of missile strikes in Tel Aviv and Bersheba. A multi-story building collapsed in Gaza in that attack. A building next door was also severely damaged.

Israel says it has targeted Hamas. The bomber struck shortly afternoon in front of a police recruiting center.

It is worth noting that this is the largest counter-attack in Gaza since the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas. Experts have expressed concern that the new attack could spiral out of control.

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