Israel Palestine Shootout in the Border: Seven Killed Including Hamas Military CommanderUma (Author) Published Date : Nov 12, 2018 15:33 IST
The fire outbreak suspected to be as a result of the firing of Seven Palestinian, on Sunday, four of them to be militants including two commanders (Nour Barak and Mohammad Al-Qarra) from the Hamas Islamist group in the Gaza Strip as told by the Palestinian official. Violence outraged as a result of a group of armed men were shot on a running car who belonged to Israeli Security Forces and Hamas chased them. During the chase, more than 40 missiles were fired by the Israeli aircraft intensifying the situation. Life becomes difficult for the 1.5 million Palestinian residing in Gaza.
The Israeli military had given an explanation that it was an exchange of fire evolved during the operational activity of the Israel Defense force in the Gaza Strip. But no immediate reports of injuries on the Israeli side but Israeli military said one of its officers dead.
Siren Warning along the border given immediately after the violence. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman discussed the situation with Israel's military officials after this incident. The violence compelled Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel a short visit to Paris, where he was about to go for a conference there regarding the first world war. Targeting Hamas commanders could raise commotions in the border now.
Gaza Strip is a self-governing Palestinian territory situated on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The Arab and the Israelis and have been fighting over Gaza for many years. About six million Jews were killed and after the first world war demanded their country back. Jews were given a large portion of Palestinian space but the Arabs who already lived there opposed this. In 1948 war, Gaza came under Egyptian control and thousands of Palestinian entered Israel but left in 2005. Later Hamas, according to some views, a terrorist organization won the election and took control there. It refuses to recognize Israel as a nation and need Palestinians to return to their old home and even ready to use violence to achieve its goal.
On June 3, three rockets from Gaza fired Israel, again on June 20, 45 rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel. On July 7, about 100 rockets from Gaza entered Israeli territory. Israeli Air force had bombed many places in Gaza during their raid and seven Palestinians were killed during the incident. and one Israeli officer was reportedly killed during the shootout.
Israel Palestine Shootout in the Border: Seven Killed Including Hamas Military Commander