At least 300 Israeli casualties have been reported, with over 1,600 individuals sustaining injuries as a result of the actions undertaken by the Palestinian group Hamas in what they’ve termed ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood.
On Saturday, Hamas initiated a series of hostilities by launching 5,000 rockets from Gaza into Israel, simultaneously with armed militants infiltrating parts of southern Israel.
Foreign media outlets have reported the tragic loss of life of Senior Israeli Army Colonel Jonathan Steinberg during an encounter with Hamas
Hamas has claimed the capture of multiple individuals, including Major General Nimrod Aluni, a high-ranking Israeli commander, and has fired over 7,000 rockets towards Israel.
According to international media sources, Israeli attacks have resulted in the unfortunate loss of 230 Palestinian lives and over 1,700 injuries.
Furthermore, there are reports indicating that the Israeli Air Force has demolished the Palestinian Ministry of Interior building.
This unprecedented onslaught has left Israelis deeply shaken, prompting many to seek refuge in bomb shelters.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has responded by formally declaring a state of war against Palestine, citing what he considers a grave mistake on the part of Hamas.