Israel launches pamphlets on Gaza for people to leave the city and intensifies attacks
November 20, 2012
Israel dropped leaflets warning residents of the Gaza Strip to evacuate the city, pending the announcement of a ceasefire.
Reporters saw families leaving their homes in carts, even though Hamas spokesmen, who rules in the area, urging them to stay.
In the last hours, Israeli rocket attacks in Gaza were intensified again, and it is estimated that twenty Palestinians were killed Tuesday in this seventh day of violence.
Palestinian militants continued to fire dozens of rockets into Israel. Masked gunmen also killed six suspected collaborators with Israel in Gaza City.
The Israeli army announced earlier on Wednesday that more than a hundred attacks launched against the Gaza Strip at dawn, hitting a total of one hundred points of “terrorist activity”, of which approximately 50 were underground rocket launchers.
The Armed Forces Spokesperson said that “a senior Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) in charge of the air offensive operations was reached in one of the attacks and other terrorist commandos, although it was not clear if they are dead, wounded or if they were unharmed. “
According to the Israeli daily The Jerusalem Post: “The objectives include the Department of Homeland Security in Gaza, considered as the main control center for Hamas, several tunnels used to smuggle, communication centers, a police station, and three arsenals one place used for the manufacture of weapons. “