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All Eyes On Rafah Israeli Strikes Cause Devastation, Global Outrage 🌍

Since Sunday night, Israel has been conducting intense airstrikes on Rafah, resulting in the tragic loss of 45 lives, including women and children, and injuring hundreds more. These attacks are considered some of the most brutal in the ongoing war in Gaza. Despite the International Court of Justice ordering a halt to the operation, Israel proceeded with the assault. The international community, including the United States, has condemned Israel's actions. The US expressed deep sorrow over the deaths of women and children, describing the scenes as heart-wrenching.

The Israeli airstrikes on Rafah came just hours after Hamas launched rockets toward Tel Aviv. Following the declaration of Tal al-Sultan as a safe zone by Israel, thousands of people sought refuge there, only to be targeted in these recent attacks. Despite global condemnation, Israel continues its offensive. On Monday and Tuesday alone, another 37 Palestinians lost their lives.

Social media has seen a surge of support for Rafah under the hashtag #AllEyesOnRafah, with international figures and celebrities calling for awareness and action against the ongoing Hamas-Israel war. Earlier this month, Rafah served as the primary entry point for humanitarian aid before intensified military action by Israel at the border. The recent attacks on what was considered a safe zone have forced over a million people to flee.

John Kirby, Coordinator for Strategic Communications at the White House National Security Council, spoke about the Rafah strikes, highlighting the civilian casualties. He stated, “The images of dozens of civilians killed in Rafah by Israeli military strikes are heartbreaking and terrifying. This war with Hamas must not harm innocent civilians. Israel has the right to defend itself and target Hamas leaders, but it must avoid civilian casualties and take necessary precautions.”