Resistance fighters defend Gaza against Israeli strikes

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Fighters of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas have launched a barrage of rockets towards Israel following the regime’s violation of truce against the besieged Gaza Strip.

The Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, said it launched 10 rocket attacks on several Israeli cities including Tel Aviv.

One of the rockets targeted Israel’s main international airport Ben-Gurion, 19 kilometers (12 mile) away from Tel Aviv’s city center near the suburb of Lod.

The Israeli military confirmed that at least one rocket hit Tel Aviv’s metropolitan area.

Meanwhile, sirens went off forcing Israelis to run in panic in a number of cities, including Ashkelon, Ashdod, and Beersheba.

Israeli warplanes and tanks have been pounding the blockaded sliver since early July, inflicting heavy losses on the coastal enclave.

Nearly 2,020 people, mostly civilians, have lost their lives and some 10,200 have been injured despite pressure from the international community on the Tel Aviv regime to end aggression against Palestinians.

Nearly 400,000 Palestinian children are in immediate need of psychological help due to “catastrophic and tragic impact” of the Israeli war, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

NT/AS/MHB

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