Israel is erasing entire neighborhoods of the map in the Gaza Strip’s southern city of Khanyounis, or the “safer areas” as the apartheid army was claiming…! pic.twitter.com/4HjjWinrQD
— Ali Abo Rezeg (@ARezeg) December 2, 2023
Hind Khoudary: “People do not trust the Israeli forces because they told them to evacuate from the north and told them that the south is a safe area but they bombed & they are still bombing the southern area.. everywhere in the Gaza strip is a target & theres no place safe” pic.twitter.com/8LWuJK1yxE
— Saul Staniforth (@SaulStaniforth) December 2, 2023
Yeah, I kinda thought they would start bombing the south.
They were having some pretty serious problems in Gaza City. That is, they were losing in an embarrassing way.
When they decided to restart the slaughter after that small ceasefire, it was kind of obvious that they would go south where it’s easier to kill.
Israeli war planes and artillery bombarded Khan Younis in the south of the Gaza Strip on Saturday, hitting mosques and homes and close to a hospital, after the collapse of a truce in the nearly two-month-old war between Israel and Hamas militants
The Gaza health ministry said at least 193 Palestinians had been killed and 650 wounded since the truce ended on Friday morning – adding to the more than 15,000 Palestinian dead since the start of the war.
The head of International Red Cross said the renewed fighting was intense.
“It’s a new layer of destruction coming on top of massive, unparalleled destruction of critical infrastructure, of civilian houses and neighbourhoods,” Robert Mardini told Reuters in Dubai.
The southern part of Gaza was taking a pounding on Saturday. Residents said houses and open areas had been hit and three mosques destroyed in Khan Younis. Columns of smoke rose into the sky.
On Saturday morning, Israeli war planes attacked areas close to the Khan Younis Nasser Hospital six times, according to medics and witnesses.
The hospital is filled with thousands of displaced and hundreds of wounded, including many of those who had been evacuated from north Gaza hospitals.
Leaflets dropped by Israel on eastern areas of Khan Younis ordered residents of four towns to evacuate – not to other areas in Khan Younis as in the past, but further south to Rafah.
Residents took to the road with belongings heaped up in carts, searching for shelter further west.
The Jew plan is to kill as many as possible.
It seems to be some kind of satanic ritual.
A Palestinian little girl searches anxiously for her mother in Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Hospital. pic.twitter.com/2IYyIdfhhX
— Huma Zehra (@HumaZhr) December 2, 2023
Elvis Dunderhoff contributed to this article.