The most important UN organizations are calling for an “immediate humanitarian ceasefire” in Gaza. BBC reporters on the spot call the bombing the most intense since the war began.
– For almost a month, the world has watched with shock and horror how the situation has developed in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, and how the number of lives lost and destroyed has increased rapidly, write the UN leaders.
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) claimed on Sunday that they had “split the Gaza Strip in two”. Soldiers are to have fought from house to house against Hamas forces in the densely populated area overnight.
– We have soldiers on the ground: infantry, armor and engineering forces. They fight and they direct attacks from the air, says IDF spokesperson Jonathan Conricus. Read more on nrk.no