Israeli Artillery Deployed Along Gaza Border

5 monate vor


Israel deployed tanks and heavy artillery along its border with Gaza, Friday, May 14, as Israel continues its military offensive against Palestinian militants. ————————— READ MORE: Israel has added ground troops to its offensive against Palestinian militants, raising fears the five-day old conflict could escalate into all-out war. The sides continued to exchange fire Friday, with the militant group Hamas launching rockets into Israel, and Israel carrying out artillery and airstrikes against the Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip. An Israeli military spokesman said Israel has used 160 warplanes and three brigades of ground troops along with their tanks in the attack. Earlier, Israel Defense Forces tweeted that its troops were "currently attacking in the Gaza Strip." But later, citing an internal miscommunication, it clarified that the troops were firing artillery from inside Israel. ————————— LINK: https://www.voanews.com/middle-east/israel-escalates-attack-gaza
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